Decreased mathematical ability due either to a learning disorder or damage to the brain.
Example: A professor of mathematics, under treatment for brain trauma after a car accident, discovers he can no longer figure a fifteen percent tip.
Here is a great website that allows people to see a comprehensive list of all of the symptoms associated with dyscalculia, it also has treatment options and prevention methods:
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 17 Jul 2016
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Fournier, G. (2016). Dyscalculia. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 28, 2016, from http://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/dyscalculia/