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Dyscalculia: Arithmetical "dyslexia"

Dude... I have always felt like I had some kind of problem with math. Like a fundamental roadblock to being able to handle numbers properly in basic ways. Reading this post from Jason Goldman at Child's Play about dyscalculia is totally eerie: I am reading my own childhood (and continuing) struggles described to a t. I guess it was just my general stubborness to push through it and alternative strategies for making math work for me that helped me make it through a Chem major, a PhD and to where I am now as a TT professor...

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