IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 4, April 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Ranjan Das, Gunendra Chandra Das
Math anxiety indicates psychologically a negative mind-set towards solving mathematical problems which impacts on students’ learning practices and outcomes. In looking more closely at why a remarkable no of students may be struggling for improvement in mathematics in comparison to other subjects, it is timely to consider, the math anxiety factor. This literature review looks at the concept of math anxiety and solving mathematical problems highlighting math anxiety as an important factor of poor performance in terms of solving mathematical problems of school students in mathematics and how to assist in mitigating math anxiety.