Creating a positive attitude toward math requires battling anxiety as much as mastering math skills, says cognitive scientist and incoming Dartmouth College President Sian Beilock, the author of "Choke." Anxiety can reduce the "ability to focus, think in the moment, and actually want to dive in and study," Beilock says in this Q&A, but adds that educators can try to shift students' perception of anxiety to excitement.

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