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TED - Why do people get so anxious about math? - Orly Rubinsten

Why do people get so anxious about math? - Orly Rubinsten
Have you ever sat down to take a math test and immediately felt your heart beat faster and your palms start to sweat? This is called math anxiety, and if it happens to you, you’re not alone: Researchers think about 20 percent of the population suffers from it. So what’s going on? And can it be fixed? Orly Rubinsten explores the current research and suggests ways to increase math performance.

See Orly Rubinsten's lesson about math anxiety on TED Education:
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-people-get-so-anxious-about-math-orly-rubinsten