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Strong hearts help kids secure higher grades


August 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Having a healthy heart and lungs may help middle school students secure higher grades in math and reading, says a new research."Cardiorespiratory fitness was the only ... Read more...

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Rhythm helps kids master math problems


March 25th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) An innovative use of rhythm in a music-based programme enabled school kids score significantly higher on math tests than peers who received regular instruction. "Academic Music" ... Read more...

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Writing about worries can combat test anxiety and improve performance


January 14th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): University of Chicago scientists have shown that students can combat test anxiety and improve performance by writing about their worries immediately before the exam begins.The study found ... Read more...

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IQ scores can’t predict academic performances of autistic kids


November 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has revealed that many children with autism spectrum disorders are academically more capable than their IQ scores would suggest.In a study by researchers at ... Read more...

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Women stay away from math out of their own free choice


October 27th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Ever wondered why there are such few women in math-intensive fields? Two psychological scientists at Cornell University believe women aren't innately poor at math; instead they choose to ... Read more...

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Girls are just as good as boys in mathematics


January 6th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Girls worldwide are just as good or bad at maths as boys, even though the latter are more confident in their abilities, according to a new international analysis. But ... Read more...

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Computer games make you good at math


September 26th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): A daily dose of computer games can boost students'' scores on standard math tests, says a new research.The study, which was carried out in Scottish schools, was ... Read more...

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Your basic number sense reveals your math ability


September 8th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Your basic number sense, or your intuitive maths, can easily tell how well you fared in mathematics in school as far back as kindergarten, say scientists from ... Read more...

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