Mathophobics

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If figuring out the tip at a restaurant makes you break a sweat, you may suffer from math anxiety. Today on the podcast, we ask a psychologist why so many Americans think they’re bad at math and how this anxiety might be prevented in schools.

Guest: Sian Beilock, Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago and author of Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To.