Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 April 2011

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199753871

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The Number Sense

How the Mind Creates Mathematics, Revised and Updated Edition

Stanislas Dehaene

  • A brilliant exploration of how the brain performs mathematical calculations
  • Traces the history of numbers from ancient to modern times
  • Offers an intriguing tour of how the structure of the brain shapes our mathematical abilities
  • For general readers, parents, educators, educational psychologists, cognitive scientists

New to this Edition:

  • New introduction and epilogue by the author
  • Updated references and notes throughout the text

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