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Miriam Bassok
Seattle Campus

Seminar in Cognition/Perception

Weekly meetings for discussion of current topics. Prerequisite: graduate standing in psychology, or permission of instructor.

Class description

In this seminar we will cover various topics related to mathematical reasoning in children and adults. We will begin by reading the book “The origins of mathematical knowledge in childhood� by Catherine Sophian. Then, we will read various journal articles. We’ll choose the specific topics and readings based on the interests of the participants. My current interest is people's understanding and use of rational numbers

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Miriam Bassok
Date: 09/21/2012