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Studying maths post-GCSEs aids brain development – should it be compulsory?

Alexei Vernitski, University of Essex and Alexander Partner, University of Essex Teenagers who stick to maths beyond the age of 16 have greater levels of certain brain chemicals that are critical for cognitive development, according to new research from the University of Oxford. The researchers, led by cognitive neuroscientist Roi Cohen Kadosh , found that students who dropped maths at …

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