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What’s the Value of a Dollar? It Depends on How You Perceive Numbers

When it comes to how we value money, not all dollars are created equal — rather, value depends on how exactly our internal representations of magnitude map onto symbolic numbers. ... More>


Kids Have an Instinct for Algebra—If They’re Taught Correctly


Gestures Help Children Grasp Math


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring children's arithmetic development, visual sensory memory representations, and premotor cortex in action understanding. ... More>


Gesturing With Hands Is a Powerful Tool for Children’s Math Learning

Children who use their hands to make abstract gestures during a math lesson gain a deeper and more flexible understanding of the problems they are taught. ... More>