This text provides an overview of how numbers and calculation are processed in the human brain. The author sheds light on the unique abilities of idiot savants and mathematical geniuses, sex differences in arithmetics and the pros and cons of electronic calculator usage.
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"Read The Number Sense for its rich insights into matters as varying as the cuneiform depiction of numbers, why Jean Piaget's theory of stages in infant learning is wrong, and to discover the brain regions involved in the number sense."--The New York Times Book Review"From the origin of Roman numerals to the latest MRI results, everything you might like to know about numbers and the brain, as filtered through the lively and engaging brain of Stanislas Dehaene."--Discover"A delight."--Ian Stewart, New ScientistAbout the Author:
Stanislas Dehaene is Research Director at the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, in Paris, France."
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