mathematical ability

‘Britain must improve maths skills’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Britain must place more value on teaching maths in schools or risk falling behind rapidly growing Asian competitors, the executive chairman of Google has said.People with ... Read more...

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Girls are equally good in maths


December 14th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Girls are equivalent to boys in maths and any perceived differences can be explained by attitude towards women, reveals a study.The study is based on data ... Read more...

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New brain training app for research into ageing minds developed


March 4th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have developed an application to discover the true effectiveness of brain training exercises in 50-plus people.The Brain Jog application, which is available to ... Read more...

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New Game Show ‘Big Money’ To Take Off On Imagine.


July 9th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This unique show, with R. Madhavan as the host, will feature no boring questions that test one's general knowledge, mathematical ability, analytical skills or knowledge ... Read more...

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Fish can count - but only up to four


April 1st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Fish have the limited ability to count directly up to four, say scientists.Christian Agrillo, an experimental psychologist at the university of Padua in Italy, said that it was ... Read more...

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Family demands steer women away from math/science careers


March 15th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women opt out of math/science careers not because they lack mathematical ability, but due to family demands, says a new study.The research led by Cornell University revealed ... Read more...

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US culture is to blame for girls indifference to maths, says expert


October 11th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 11 (ANI): A University of Wisconsin-Madison expert blames U.S. culture for derailing girls ability to excel in mathematics. Janet Mertz, a professor of oncology, blasted the age-old opinion that ... Read more...

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Fish can count - but only up to four


February 27th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, February 27 (ANI): Fish have the limited ability to count directly up to four, say scientists.Christian Agrillo, an experimental psychologist at the university of Padua in Italy, said that it ... Read more...

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Monkeys can master basic maths just like humans


December 18th, 2007 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has found a monkeys ability to handle basic addition is similar to that of humans.Researchers ... Read more...

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