Many people find math difficult … but painful? Surprisingly, yes. (Img src: Shutterstock) The Public Library of Science journal PLOS One article title said it all. Read the article if you’re up for the ouchies. Surprisingly, brain scans show that ANTICIPATION hurts worse than doing the actual math. Math Anxiety Predicts Pain Network Activation in… Read More Tutor vs the Terror which is Math
Stay healthy, dear readers. Wash your hands, there’s too much sneezing, coughing, and general ill feeling around here. And stay warm.
In honor of the upcoming Hanukkah holiday, have a donut pun. Donuts are good for your health (in moderation). Be happy! And some music to enjoy your virtual donut with:
It is the middle of November. Nature: “Baby, it’s old outside.” The school building has problems with the heat. They should send everyone home, instead of everyone sitting in their coats. I have heard a lot of conversations about how American Culture has changed from romantic pressure being normal to romantic pressure being… Read More Happy November
Gave blood today. I saved someone’s life today. Why? I live in a 1st world country, but childbirth is still dangerous. Maternal hemorrhage almost killed me. Some stranger saved my life by donating blood in advance. Now I try to donate blood 3 times a year.
Working with a Student contrasting lucky and unlucky people… It seems that many cultures have variations on Tolstoy’s old phrase about happy families.
It is important to eat breakfast, it starts your day off energized. If you mentally reserved some food for later… Maybe put it in a bag with your name or in some way label it, because family and friends can -not- read your mental reservations. As some people learn the hard way. Mental Telepathy =… Read More Upon Missing Breakfast