Handbook of Mathematical Cognitionby Jamie I.D. Campbell
Pub. Date: 10/01/2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
How does the brain represent number and make mathematical calculations? What underlies the development of numerical and mathematical abilities? What factors affect the learning of numerical concepts and skills? What are the biological bases of number knowledge? Do humans and other animals share similar numerical representations and processes? What underlies numerical and mathematical disabilities and disorders, and what is the prognosis for rehabilitation? These questions are the domain of mathematical cognition, the field of research concerned with the cognitive and neurological processes that underlie numerical and mathematical abilities.
The Handbook of Mathematical Cognition is a collection of 27 essays by leading researchers that provides a comprehensive review of this important research field.
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Table of ContentsPart 1: Cognitive Representations for Number and Mathematics. M. Fayol, X. Seron, About Numerical Representations: Insights from Neuropsychological, Experimental and Developmental Studies. M. Brysbaert, Number Recognition in Different Formats. W. Fias, M.H. Fischer, Spatial Representation of Numbers. J. Tzelgov, D. Ganor-Stern, Automaticity in Processing Ordinal Information. M. Zorzi, I. Stoianov, C. Umiltà, Computational Modeling of Numerical Cognition. E.M. Brannon, What Animals Know about Numbers. R. Núñez, G. Lakoff, The Cognitive Foundations of Mathematics: The Role of Conceptual Metaphor. Part 2: Learning and Development of Numerical Skills. S. Cordes, R. Gelman, The Young Numerical Mind: When Does It Count? J. Bisanz, J.L. Sherman, C. Rasmussen, E. Ho, Development of Arithmetic Skills and Knowledge in Pre-school Children. K.F. Miller, M. Kelly, X. Zhou, Learning Mathematics in China and the United States: Cross-cultural Insights into the Nature and Course of Pre-school Mathematical Development. M.-P. Noël, L. Rousselle, C. Mussolin, Magnitude Representation in Children: Its Development and Dysfunction. R.S. Siegler, J.L. Booth, Development of Numerical Estimation: A Review. K.C. Fuson, D. Abrahamson, Understanding Ratio and Proportion as an Example of the Apprehending Zone and Conceptual-phase Problem-solving Models. T. Ben-Zeev, S. Duncan, C. Forbes, Stereotypes and Math Performance. Part 3: Learning and Performance Disabilities in Math and Number Processing. D.C. Geary, M.K. Hoard, Learning Disabilities in Arithmetic and Mathematics: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives. M.M.M. Mazzocco, M. McCloskey, Math Performance in Girls with Turner or Fragile X Syndrome. M.A. Barnes, B. Smith-Chant, S.H. Landry, Number Processing in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele. M.H. Ashcraft, K.S. Ridley, Math Anxiety and its Cognitive Consequences: A Tutorial Review. Part 4: Calculation and Cognition. N.J. Zbrodoff, G,D. Logan, What Everyone Finds: The Problem Size Effect. J.I.D. Campbell, L.J. Epp, Architectures for Arithmetic. J.-A. LeFevre, D. DeStefano, B. Coleman, T. Shanahan, Mathematical Cognition and Working Memory. J.A. Dixon, Mathematical Problem Solving: The Roles of Exemplar, Schema, and Relational Representations. S. Duverne, P. Lemaire, Aging and Mental Arithmetic. M. Pesenti, Calculation Abilities in Expert Calculators. Part 5: Neuropsychology of Number Processing and Calculation. S. Dehaene, M. Piazza, P. Pinel, L. Cohen, Three Parietal Circuits for Number Processing. B. Butterworth, Developmental Dyscalculia. A. Lochy, F. Domahs, M. Delazer, Rehabilitation of Acquired Calculation and Number Processing Disorders.
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