Girls Are More Susceptible to Math Anxiety

Although math anxiety in children is experienced by both male and female students, a new study suggests that math anxiety has a greater impact on the class performance and subsequent math grades of female students. The study, which was published in the journal Behavioral and Brain Functions, was conducted by Cambridge University and involved over 400 schools in the United Kingdom.

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While both boys and girls may be affected by math anxiety, new research suggests that this condition may have a stronger impact on the learning development of the latter group.

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A new study shows that, if a boy and a girl suffer from math anxiety, the girl’s performance will drop more than the boy’s.