Mathematical Cognition Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • 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
    360 Degree Business

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2009-12-23
    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

  • The Development of Mathematical Skills

    Edited by Chris Donlan

    Current research into the psychology of children's mathematics is extremely diverse. The present volume reflects this diversity; it is unique in its breadth, bringing together accounts of cutting-edge research from widely differing, sometimes opposing viewpoints. The reader with a grounding in…

    Paperback – 2000-03-02
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • Learning and Teaching Mathematics

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Peter Bryant, Terezinha Nunes

    The authors of this volume, which is newly available in paperback, all hold the view that mathematics is a form of intelligent problem solving which plays an important part in children's lives outside the classroom as well as in it. Learning and Teaching Mathematics provides an exciting account of…

    Paperback – 1999-12-02
    Psychology Press

  • Reasoning and Thinking

    By K.I. Manktelow

    This undergraduate textbook reviews psychological research in the major areas of reasoning and thinking: deduction, induction, hypothesis testing, probability judgement, and decision making. It also covers the major theoretical debates in each area, and devotes a chapter to one of the liveliest…

    Paperback – 1999-02-28
    Psychology Press

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