The Resource The math gene : how mathematical thinking evolved and why numbers are like gossip, Keith Devlin

The math gene : how mathematical thinking evolved and why numbers are like gossip, Keith Devlin

Label
The math gene : how mathematical thinking evolved and why numbers are like gossip
Title
The math gene
Title remainder
how mathematical thinking evolved and why numbers are like gossip
Statement of responsibility
Keith Devlin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how our innate pattern-making abilities allow us to perform mathematical reasoning
Cataloging source
IF9
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Devlin, Keith J
Dewey number
510.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA141
LC item number
.D49 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Number concept
  • Mathematical ability
  • Mathematics
  • Wiskunde
  • Psychologische aspecten
  • Cognitieve vaardigheden
  • Sprache
  • Zahlbegriff
  • Biolinguistik
  • Mathematik
Label
The math gene : how mathematical thinking evolved and why numbers are like gossip, Keith Devlin
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Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2000 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-315) and index
Contents
  • 5.
  • Do mathematicians have different brains?
  • 6.
  • Born to speak
  • 7.
  • The brain that grew and learned to talk
  • 8.
  • Out of our minds
  • 9.
  • Where demons lurk and mathematicians work
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Roads not taken
  • A mind for mathematics
  • 2.
  • In the beginning is number
  • 3.
  • Everybody counts
  • 4.
  • What is this thing called mathematics?
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 328 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036394593
Label
The math gene : how mathematical thinking evolved and why numbers are like gossip, Keith Devlin
Link
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2000 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-315) and index
Contents
  • 5.
  • Do mathematicians have different brains?
  • 6.
  • Born to speak
  • 7.
  • The brain that grew and learned to talk
  • 8.
  • Out of our minds
  • 9.
  • Where demons lurk and mathematicians work
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Roads not taken
  • A mind for mathematics
  • 2.
  • In the beginning is number
  • 3.
  • Everybody counts
  • 4.
  • What is this thing called mathematics?
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 328 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036394593

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