A new study warns of millions of "lost Einsteins".
- A new study reveals the economic class from which most U.S. inventors come.
- Wealth, race, and gender are all factors in innovation.
- Exposure to innovators and inventions in childhood can bridge the gap.
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
She's not held back by other animals' numeracy limitations.
- Asian elephants and African elephants diverged, evolutionarily, more than 7.6 million years ago.
- In a recent study, an Asian elephants named Authia, was found to count numbers.
- Authia seems to not be held back by other animals' numeracy limitations.
People often say, "I'm just not a math person," but the truth is that no one's brain is hardwired for math.
- "I'm just not a math person." This trite statement suggests some people don't have an innate ability to succeed at math.
- But math ability is not genetically determined and this myth only strengthens America's growing math anxiety.
- How do people get so good at math? In a word, practice.
A new study finds that simply growing up in a home with enough books increases adult literacy and math prowess.
- A child growing up in a home with at least 80 books will have greater literacy and numeracy in adulthood.
- A home library can promote reading and math skills more than college alone can.
- Growing up in a pro-learning home leads to a lifetime of knowledge-seeking.
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