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Inattentiveness in Girls Has a More Serious Impact on Mathematical Achievement than in Boys

Inattentiveness in Girls Has a More Serious Impact on Mathematical Achievement than in Boys
Scientists from the Institute of Education at HSE University have shown that children with high levels of inattentiveness demonstrate lower performance in mathematics in primary school, and that this underachievement is more pronounced in girls than in boys. A similar correlation was not observed in the case of hyperactivity.

School in the Pandemic: How Online Learning Has Worsened Inequality

School in the Pandemic: How Online Learning Has Worsened Inequality
At the start of the pandemic, countries over the world struggled to provide a high-quality combination of online and in-person education. What’s more, low-income families have had fewer opportunities to arrange education for their children. These issues were the topic of the open seminar on ‘International Experience: Lessons for Schools After the Stress of the Pandemic’ hosted by the HSE University Institute of Education.

What Does the Brain Look Like When Doing Math?

What Does the Brain Look Like When Doing Math?
In her open lecture on November 17, Dr. Marie Arsalidou, Head of the HSE Neuropsy Lab and Co-Director of the Science of Learning and Assessment (SOLA) Master’s at IOE, will share enthralling insights from neuroscience into what happens to our brain when we engage in solving math problems and how this knowledge could help bolster learning and development.