In elementary school, it is typical for a student to learn "times tables" to increase their speed of mental multiplication. What is the mechanism for the increased speed of calculation resulting from ...
How do children understand that one number is larger than the other? For example, given the numbers "8" and "9", how do they learn that "9" is larger? This apparently develops as a pre-cursor to ...
Why do we have so much neurological research on and treatment designed for dyslexia, yet less so for dyscalculia?
I know next to nothing about intervention methods designed for dyscalculia, or 'dyslexia with numbers', as I have heard it colloquially referred to (considering how obscure the term seems to be ...
I'm a mathematician and I've recently tried to solve more problems just using my mind. This requires visual and short memory skill. So my question is, will my ability improve with practice or is the ...