#MondayMotivation: Numbers Aren’t Your Enemy

Looking for a little #MondayMotivation? We’re pulling out past stories that are still just as relevant today. Here’s a pearl from JimAbout the “Fear of Math.”

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Apparently, I didn’t just make up the idea that some people, including perhaps some of you, are afraid of math.

In fact, not only is it true that some people are afraid of math, but we have some evidence to demonstrate why they’re afraid of math.

It turns out, according to this study, that about 40% of math anxiety comes from genetics. Hey, you can partly blame your parents! Or at least their genes.

The other 60% comes from your experiences with math, including early childhood struggles. Hey, you can partly blame your teachers! …

Check out the rest of Jim’s post: About the “Fear of Math.”

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