Math misconceptions may lead people to underestimate the true threat of COVID-19

April 13, 2020 – People all across the U.S. claim that they are “not math people.” They even readily admit to their hatred for some math fundamentals, such as fractions. For instance, a participant in one of our research studies on how well adults understand fractions proclaimed: “Fractions are my worst nightmare!” Could people’s fear and […]

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