The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics / Edition 1

The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics / Edition 1

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by Stanislas Dehaene
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195132408

ISBN-13: 9780195132403

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A brilliant exploration of how the brain performs mathematical calculations reveals that a rudimentary number sense is wired into our brains at birth, locates exactly where in the brain mathematics takes place, argues that for the most part our brains did not sufficiently evolve to perform higher mathematics. This is a truly fascinating look at the crossroads where

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A brilliant exploration of how the brain performs mathematical calculations reveals that a rudimentary number sense is wired into our brains at birth, locates exactly where in the brain mathematics takes place, argues that for the most part our brains did not sufficiently evolve to perform higher mathematics. This is a truly fascinating look at the crossroads where numbers and neurons intersect. Illus.

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ISBN-13:
9780195132403
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
803,207
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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