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What counts : how every brain is hardwired for math

Author: Brian Butterworth
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Butterworth combines his unique expertise in cognitive neuroscience with his broad knowledge of mathematics to offer a completely original picture of how our brains do math."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Butterworth, Brian.
What counts.
New York : Free Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)622558751
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Butterworth
ISBN: 0684854171 9780684854175
OCLC Number: 40693892
Description: xv, 416 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Thinking by numbers --
Everybody counts --
Born to count --
Numbers in the brain --
Hand, space, and brain --
Bigger and smaller --
Good and bad at numbers --
Home, street, and school mathematics --
Hard numbers and easy numbers.
Responsibility: Brian Butterworth.

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In an original, gripping work that offers pioneering research vital to comprehending the mathematical brain, a leading neurologist proves humans are born with an understanding of numbers. 25  Read more...

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