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Study: Starting math earlier is better

August 28, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
If you've ever wondered why some brains are better at math than others, a new study says you gotta start young. A report in the Journal Science says 10-year-olds who attended preschool outscored those who didn't on standardized math tests.

And kids who attended the highest quality pre-schools had even higher scores. Researchers say the results support the idea of offering universal preschool.


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