## Mathematics and Cognition: A Research Synthesis by the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics EducationThis book, which was first published in 1990, is aimed at teachers, mathematics educators and general readers who are interested in mathematics education from a psychological point of view. The book describes research findings that shed light on the learning of mathematics from early arithmetic to high levels of algebra and geometry. The book is the collaborative effort of a number of members of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education and primarily describes their work whilst at the same time covering many issues that interest researchers in mathematics education. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Epistemology and Psychology of Mathematics Education | 14 |

Psychological Aspects of Learning Early Arithmetic | 31 |

Language and Mathematics | 53 |

Psychological Aspects of Learning Geometry | 70 |

Cognitive Processes Involved in Learning School Algebra | 96 |

Advanced Mathematical Thinking | 113 |

Future Perspectives for Research in the Psychology of | 135 |

References | 149 |

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Mathematics and Cognition: A Research Synthesis by the International Group ... Pearla Nesher,Jeremy Kilpatrick No preview available - 1990 |

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Page 166 - In G. Lappan & R. Even (Eds.), Proceedings of the eighth annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp.