Study shows kids who identify with math do better on standardized tests

The University of Washington conducted a recent study that demonstrates a correlation between students' math "self-concept" (how strongly they think math "is" or "isn't" for them) and their standardized math test scores. Students who identified with math outperformed those who did not. Furthermore, the study tested out some of the psychological effects of the stereotype … Continue reading Study shows kids who identify with math do better on standardized tests