Initial Release Date: 23-01-2018
Last Updated: 23-01-2018
What Is Dyslexia?
What is dyslexia; you probably encounter with this word in your daily life. In the dictionary, Dyslexia refers to
“A general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, but that does not affect general intelligence.”
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Initial Release Date: 12-01-2018
Last Updated: 12-01-2018
What is social anxiety?
Social anxiety refers to a person is nervous in a social situation; the person may have difficulty with starting or maintaining a conversation or join a social event.
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Initial Release Date: 17-12-2017
Last Updated: 17-12-2017
“Test anxiety is a combination of physiological over-arousal, tension and somatic symptoms, along with worry, dread, fear of failure, and catastrophizing, that occur before or during test situations.”
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Initial Release Date: 04-11-2017
Last Updated: 04-11-2017
What Is Somatic Anxiety
Before talking about Somatic Anxiety, Let’s take a look the word “Somatic”. Somatic means “of the body” and it is distinct from the mind.
As you can see, somatic anxiety is the physical manifestations of anxiety; Or the physical symptoms of anxiety. These symptoms may interfere with daily life and they occur more often in women.
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What is Mathematical Anxiety
“Mathematical anxiety is anxiety about one’s ability to do mathematics. It is a phenomenon that is often considered when examining students’ problems in mathematics.”
In the 1950s, mathemaphobia is mentioned to describe phobia like feelings toward mathematics. People with mathematical anxiety may experience panic, paranoia passive behaviour or lack of confidence in math.
In some cases, mathematical anxiety is related to poor math performance in academic study or work; It also can lead to math avoidance. Mathematical avoidance may result in less math competency and less math practice, in return, individuals would be more anxious in the mathematical field.
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Before talking about existential anxiety, one concept named existentialism need to be explored. I am not going to explain “what is existentialism” in detail because it is a complex concept in philosophy; you may fall asleep if I start reciting philosophical theory. However, having a rough understanding this concept help us with understanding existential anxiety.
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Initial Release Date: 02-12-2017
Last Updated: 02-12-2017
What Is Anxiety?
Anxiety is a state of inner turmoil, which is an unpleasant emotion; a feeling of difficulty and worry. In many cases, anxiety is an oriented mood state in which one is not ready for the future threat or danger.
Anxiety experience can be chronic and acute. Chronic anxiety can be a daily or frequent experience; whereas acute anxiety, it can be experienced in short spurts or attack.
Anxiety has effects on individual’s behaviour, emotion and cognition.
Behaviour effects include, change in sleep patterns, change in habits, change in food intake and change in motor tension.
Emotional effects include a feeling of difficulty in concentration, feeling of restlessness and feeling of a blank mind.
Cognitive effects include, thought about suspected or unrealistic danger, fear of dying or getting injured.
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