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Research Article

When Math Hurts: Math Anxiety Predicts Pain Network Activation in Anticipation of Doing Math

  • Ian M. Lyons mail,

    imlyons@uchicago.edu (IML); beilock@uchicago.edu (SLB)

    Affiliations: Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Psychology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Sian L. Beilock mail

    imlyons@uchicago.edu (IML); beilock@uchicago.edu (SLB)

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: October 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048076

About the Authors

Ian M. Lyons, Sian L. Beilock
Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Ian M. Lyons
Department of Psychology, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IML SLB. Performed the experiments: IML. Analyzed the data: IML. Wrote the paper: IML SLB.