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Nimier, Jaques – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1993
Students (n=1420) from Belgium and Quebec and students (n=614) of the Marne department were questioned to study the different defense mechanisms they employed against mathematics. Six main ways of grouping the responses were identified: (1) phobic avoidance; (2) repression; (3) projection; (4) reparation; (5) introjection; and (6) reversal into…
Descriptors: Defense Mechanisms, Elementary Secondary Education, Fantasy, Foreign Countries