# The Math Anxiety-Performance Link

@article{Foley2017TheMA, title={The Math Anxiety-Performance Link}, author={Alana Foley and Julianne Herts and Francesca Borgonovi and Sonia Guerriero and Susan C. Levine and Sian L. Beilock}, journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science}, year={2017}, volume={26}, pages={52 - 58} }

Demand for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals is on the rise worldwide. To effectively meet this demand, many governments and private organizations have revamped STEM education and promoted training to enhance math and science skills among students and workers. Education and training programs typically focus on increasing individuals’ math and science knowledge. However, data from laboratory studies and large-scale international assessments suggest that fear… Expand

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