“Individuals with pronounced math anxiety have smaller working memory span”. Math causes anxiety in students which interferes their solving of math problem. It can cause one to forget and lose confidence.In school, teacher’s belief towards math can play a role in teaching effectively.Thus, teachers can help students to overcome their anxiety of math. Math anxiety damage cognitive processing by comprising activity in working memory. According to Sorvo Riika, “Around one third of the students reported anxiety about being unable to do math, one fifth about having to answer teacher’s questions, and one tenth about having to do math.” Math anxiety was most common among the second graders and least common among fifth graders. My friend Ayushi, she was very good at doing math but while taking a test she experienced anxiety. Math anxiety blocked her working memory and she always forgot the syllabus which she learned for the test. Math anxiety is most of the time because of negative experience of the students with math test or with the teacher. In fact, Some students chose their major on the basis how much little math is involved in the field . Math anxiety has become so prevalent, every school and colleges has counselling for math anxiety.
Math cause anxiety, nevertheless math is important in our lives to be a successful person. For most of the majors math is salient such as Doctorate, engineering, business etc.,