Sunday, January 09, 2005

Why Math is Hard...

Multi-stepped math can be hard because it requires a complex coordination of many different brain areas. When 2-digit multiplication is performed (23 x 34), 4 different lobes of the brain must coordinate activity involving math fact retrieval (usually stored in word representations), calculations, working memory, and long term memory.

Abstract: Neural Networks in Math

Dyscalculia

Math and the Brain


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