Mathematical Cognition Products

  • How Our Emotions and Bodies are Vital for Abstract Thought

    Perfect Mathematics for Imperfect Minds

    By Anna Sverdlik

    If mathematics is the purest form of knowledge, the perfect foundation of all the hard sciences, and a uniquely precise discipline, then how can the human brain, an imperfect and imprecise organ, process mathematical ideas? Is mathematics made up of eternal, universal truths? Or, as some have…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Mathematical Cognition

    By Camilla Gilmore, Silke Göbel, Matthew Inglis

    The last decade has seen a rapid growth in our understanding of the cognitive systems that underlie mathematical learning and performance, and an increased recognition of the importance of this topic. This book showcases international research on the most important cognitive issues that affect…

    Paperback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective

    A Festschrift for Robert Siegler

    Edited by Patrick Lemaire

    Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective recognises the outstanding scientific legacy of Robert S. Siegler as a pioneer of modern research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan. This volume presents a collection of essays written by leading scholars in the field, using…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Press Festschrift Series

  • The Nature and Development of Mathematics

    Cross Disciplinary Perspectives on Cognition, Learning and Culture

    Edited by John Adams, Patrick Barmby, Alex Mesoudi

    From an infant’s first grasp of quantity to Einstein’s theory of relativity, the human experience of number has intrigued researchers for centuries. Numeracy and mathematics have played fundamental roles in the development of societies and civilisations, and yet there is an essential mystery to…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • Mathematical Principles of Human Conceptual Behavior

    The Structural Nature of Conceptual Representation and Processing

    By Ronaldo Vigo

    The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Mathematical Models of Perception and Cognition Volume I

    A Festschrift for James T. Townsend

    Edited by Joseph W. Houpt, Leslie M. Blaha

    In this two volume festschrift, contributors explore the theoretical developments (Volume I) and applications (Volume II) in traditional cognitive psychology domains, and model other areas of human performance that benefit from rigorous mathematical approaches. It brings together former classmates,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Mathematical Models of Perception and Cognition Volume II

    A Festschrift for James T. Townsend

    Edited by Joseph W. Houpt, Leslie M. Blaha

    In this two volume festschrift, contributors explore the theoretical developments (Volume I) and applications (Volume II) in traditional cognitive psychology domains, and model other areas of human performance that benefit from rigorous mathematical approaches. It brings together former classmates,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Mathematical Reasoning

    Patterns, Problems, Conjectures, and Proofs

    By Raymond Nickerson

    The development of mathematical competence -- both by humans as a species over millennia and by individuals over their lifetimes -- is a fascinating aspect of human cognition. This book explores when and why the rudiments of mathematical capability first appeared among human beings, what its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Psychology Press

  • The Handbook of Mathematical Cognition

    By Jamie I.D. Campbell

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Psychology Press

  • Individual Differences in Arithmetic

    Implications for Psychology, Neuroscience and Education

    By Ann Dowker

    Standards in numeracy are a constant concern to educational policy-makers. However, why are differences in arithmetical performance so marked? In Individual Differences in Arithmetic, Ann Dowker seeks to provide a better understanding of why these differences in ability exist, encouraging a more…

    Paperback – 2012-08-28
    Psychology Press

  • Thinking and Reasoning

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Reason, Judgment and Decision Making

    By Ken Manktelow, Niall Galbraith

    The area of psychological research reviewed in this book is one that is not only increasing in popularity in college curricula, but is also making an ever larger impact on the world outside the classroom. Drawing upon research originally cited in Ken Manktelow’s highly successful publication…

    Paperback – 2012-02-14
    Psychology Press

  • Number and Language Processing

    A Special Issue of Aphasiology

    Edited by Xavier Seron

    There is psychological and neurobiological evidence that number and language processing present some specificities and may dissociate after brain damage. Furthermore, animals and babies seem to be able to discriminate small numerosities in a non-symbolic way. However, one of the specificities of…

    Paperback – 2001-08-02
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Aphasiology

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