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Space, Time and Number in the Brain: Searching for the Foundations of Mathematical Thought

Medical


by
Stanislas Dehaene (Editor) and Elizabeth Brannon (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 374 pages

File size: 4.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


The study of mathematical cognition and the ways in which the ideas of space, time and number are encoded in brain circuitry has become a fundamental issue for neuroscience. How such encoding differs across cultures and educational level is of further interest in education and neuropsychology. This rapidly expanding field of research is overdue for an interdisciplinary volume such as this, which deals with the neurological and psychological foundations of human numeric capacity. A uniquely integrative work, this volume provides a much needed compilation of primary source material to researchers from basic neuroscience, psychology, developmental science, neuroimaging, neuropsychology and theoretical biology.

* The first comprehensive and authoritative volume dealing with neurological and psychological foundations of mathematical cognition

* Uniquely integrative volume at the frontier of a rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field

* Features outstanding and truly international scholarship, with chapters written by leading experts in a variety of fields

The study of mathematical cognition and the ways in which the ideas of space, time and number are encoded in brain circuitry has become a fundamental issue for neuroscience. How such encoding differs across cultures and educational level is of further interest in education and neuropsychology. This rapidly expanding field of research is overdue for an interdisciplinary volume such as this, which deals with the neurological and psychological foundations of human numeric… (more)

The study of mathematical cognition and the ways in which the ideas of space, time and number are encoded in brain circuitry has become a fundamental issue for neuroscience. How such encoding differs across cultures and educational level is of further interest in education and neuropsychology. This rapidly expanding field of research is overdue for an interdisciplinary volume such as this, which deals with the neurological and psychological foundations of human numeric capacity. A uniquely integrative work, this volume provides a much needed compilation of primary source material to researchers from basic neuroscience, psychology, developmental science, neuroimaging, neuropsychology and theoretical biology.

* The first comprehensive and authoritative volume dealing with neurological and psychological foundations of mathematical cognition

* Uniquely integrative volume at the frontier of a rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field

* Features outstanding and truly international scholarship, with chapters written by leading experts in a variety of fields

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