Science Daily recently reported the following:
"Anxiety about doing math problems can be relieved with a one-on-one math tutoring program, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The tutoring fixed abnormal responses in the brain's fear circuits.
The study, which will be published Sept 9 in The Journal of Neuroscience, is the first to document an effective treatment for math anxiety in children."
The article is cited as "Stanford University Medical Center. "Tutoring relieves math anxiety, changes fear circuits in children." Science Daily, 8 September 2015."