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Posts tagged acalculia

February 12, 2008

 

A Head for Numbers (2)

The closer that numbers presented to us are, the longer it takes us to compare them. This suggests that we solve such problems with a mental number line.

February 6, 2008

 

A Head for Numbers (3)

Last time we discussed "acalculia,"the condition whereby people with neurological damage, say by stroke, find themselves suddenly unable to work with numbers.

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