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Applications of Neuroscience to Mathematics Education

Bert De Smedt and Roland H. Grabner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition

July 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Educational Psychology. 10987 words.

In this chapter, we explore three types of applications of neuroscience to mathematics education: neurounderstanding, neuroprediction, and neurointervention. Neurounderstanding refers to...

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Dyslexia

Linda Siegel.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Neuropsychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Developmental Psychology; Educational Psychology. 11149 words.

Dyslexia, or a reading disability, occurs when an individual has great difficulty at the level of word reading and decoding. Comprehension of text, writing, and spelling are also affected....

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Numbers Count

Nick Dowrick.

in The Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognition

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Educational Psychology. 9002 words.

Young children who find mathematics very difficult are likely to encounter profound problems later on. Previous small-scale studies have indicated that early intervention can help them, but...

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Psychology and Neuroscience

Gary Muir and Erik Wiertelak.

in The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education

August 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Educational Psychology. 11263 words.

Teaching neuroscience can be a challenging undertaking for many reasons inherent in the nature of the subject itself—neuroscience is interdisciplinary, fact-dense, broad, spans many levels,...

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