One-on-one tutoring can not only address weaknesses and improve academic performance, it can also relieve students’ anxiety and clear the way to more focused learning.  A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience showed that in addition to improving classroom performance, tutoring calmed neural circuits in the brain.

“Remediation of Childhood Math Anxiety and Associated Neural Circuits through Cognitive Tutoring” Kaustubh Supekar, Teresa Iuculano, Lang Chen and Vinod Menon
Journal of Neuroscience 9 September 2015, 35 (36) 12574-12583; DOI:


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