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Don’t panic! You can combat math anxiety

Math anxiety affects both your emotional health and academics. It is a feeling of tension, helplessness and loss of self-confidence when approaching a math problem, math equation or math test. Panic attack symptoms include freezing up, sweating or experiencing increased blood pressure and nervousness.

Don't let math anxiety get the best of you. (Credit: Mary Lou Baker)

Don’t let math anxiety get the best of you. (Credit: Mary Lou Baker)

This math test anxiety can lead to avoidance of math classes, poor preparation and ill feelings toward anything related to math. Here are some ways to learn how to stop anxiety over math for better student health. Read more

Child psychology, the effects of Ritalin, bullying and more

For your child and adolescent psychology term paper, consider researching psychology articles, books and databases for information on the social and emotional health of young people. Discussed here are some good research paper topics such as the over prescribing of Ritalin and diagnoses of ADHD, childhood depression, suicide awareness, teen suicide warning signs, and bullying.

Child and adolescent psychology offers many topics of interest. (Credit: Mind4life.biz)

Child and adolescent psychology offers many topics of interest. (Credit: Mind4life.biz)

Too much Ritalin?

In the 1960s, mental disorders were extremely rare among children, but today sources claim that one in eight children in the United States is mentally ill and 5.4 million children display the symptoms of ADHD. Read more

How to handle stress — Tips for college students

Handling stress is a common theme among college students. (Credit: Uniwink.com)

Handling stress is a common theme among college students. (Credit: Uniwink.com)

College is supposed to be some of the best four (or five, or six—just joking!) years of your life, right? Then how come sometimes you are just so stressed out? If you feel like your mental and emotional health is taking a beating, you are not alone. A lot of your peers could use some help balancing their newfound freedom and responsibility, while keeping the occasional smile on their faces. Read on for tips for college students on how to handle stress.

The facts about college students and stress

In case you thought maybe it was just you, have no fear—you aren’t the only one. Across the country, more and more college students say they are suffering from mental and emotional health issues. Read more

Good research paper topics in health education and health sciences

The health field offers an extensive variety of topics to research.

The health field offers an extensive variety of topics to research.

Health education is a combination of learning experiences designed to help adults, children and communities improve their health, increase their knowledge and influence their attitudes about health and health care, according to the World Health Organization. College students in the health sciences have a wealth of topics to choose from for their research papers – physical health, mental health, emotional health and social health. Here are some good research paper topics and resources where you can find more topic ideas for health education.

Issues in science teaching

One research paper topic idea is to discuss the “science teacher as expert” syndrome prevalent in many schools and colleges, according to John Sears and Pete Sorensen in the book Issues in Science Teaching found on Questia.com. Read more