Conquering Math Anxiety

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Cengage Learning, Feb 3, 2009 - Mathematics - 215 pages
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This third edition of Arem's CONQUERING MATH ANXIETY workbook presents a comprehensive, multifaceted treatment approach to reduce math anxiety and math avoidance. The author offers tips on specific strategies, as well as relaxation exercises. The book's major focus is to encourage students to take action. Hands-on activities help readers explore both the underlying causes of their problem and viable solutions. Many activities are followed by illustrated examples completed by other students. The free accompanying CD contains recordings of powerful relaxation and visualization exercises for reducing math anxiety.
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Contents

The Math Anxiety Process
13
Learn to Manage Anxiety and Improve Working Memory ...
35
Overcome Internal Barriers
45
Positive Thinking Is a Plus Sign
54
Win with Success in Math Visualizations ...
74
Enhance Your Learning Style
86
Effective Math Study Skills The Fuel of Excellence ...
109
Conquer Test Anxiety
145
Be a Successful Problem Solver
172
Math Is the Future
191
REFERENCES
207
SUGGESTED READINGS
211
INDEX
212
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Cynthia A. Arem is Chair of the Social Sciences department at Pima Community College. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Arizona, and was Math and Sciences Counselor at Pima Community College from 1982 to 1998. She is President of National League of American Pen Women, Tucson Branch.

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