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# Brain Scan Shows That Thinking About Math Is As Painful As A Hot Stove Burn, If You're Anxious

Submitted by Melinda L. Secor on Sun, 2012-11-04 01:00

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"In the math-anxious brain, the mere thought of solving for X prompts the same neurological response as anticipation of physical pain, according to a new study. Math really does hurt--or at least anticipation of math does. Actually doing the work does not hurt nearly as badly."

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