The Resource Cross-cultural studies in cognition and mathematics, David F. Lancy

Cross-cultural studies in cognition and mathematics, David F. Lancy

Label
Cross-cultural studies in cognition and mathematics
Title
Cross-cultural studies in cognition and mathematics
Statement of responsibility
David F. Lancy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lancy, David F
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA135.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Developmental psychology series.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Cognition in children
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Mathématiques
  • Cognition chez l'enfant
  • Études transculturelles
  • Cognition in children
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Mathematics
  • Cognitieve ontwikkeling
  • Rekenen
  • Lager onderwijs
  • Constructivisme (psychologie)
  • Mathématiques
  • Kulturvergleich
  • Psychologie
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Neuguinea
Label
Cross-cultural studies in cognition and mathematics, David F. Lancy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 213-234
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Plan of the book -- -- 2. The digging stick, the steel ax, and the calculator -- Prehistory -- Recent history -- Indigenous mathematics project sites -- Culture and Educational development -- -- 3. Cognitive testing in Papua New Guinea -- Piagetian research -- Bruneria studies -- Implications for a theory of culture and cognition -- Implications for a program of research -- -- 4. Intercultural variation incognitive development -- Procedure -- The tests -- Results -- Overview -- -- 5. Cultural complexity -- Counting systems -- Classification systems -- Children's play -- Technological complexity -- Urban Residence -- Malnutrition -- -- 6. The development of counting and classification skills -- Studies of numerical reasoning -- Studies of length conservation -- Further studies in classification and cognition -- -- 7. The limits of mathematical achievement -- Some historical issues -- Mathematics achievement -first survey -- Mathematics achievement -- second survey -- Research in the mathematics education centre -- The teaching of mathematics -- Conclusion -- -- 8. The co-evolution of culture, cognition, and schooling
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 248 pages
Isbn
9780124356207
Lccn
82008794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08476481
  • (OCoLC)ocm08476481
Label
Cross-cultural studies in cognition and mathematics, David F. Lancy
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 213-234
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Plan of the book -- -- 2. The digging stick, the steel ax, and the calculator -- Prehistory -- Recent history -- Indigenous mathematics project sites -- Culture and Educational development -- -- 3. Cognitive testing in Papua New Guinea -- Piagetian research -- Bruneria studies -- Implications for a theory of culture and cognition -- Implications for a program of research -- -- 4. Intercultural variation incognitive development -- Procedure -- The tests -- Results -- Overview -- -- 5. Cultural complexity -- Counting systems -- Classification systems -- Children's play -- Technological complexity -- Urban Residence -- Malnutrition -- -- 6. The development of counting and classification skills -- Studies of numerical reasoning -- Studies of length conservation -- Further studies in classification and cognition -- -- 7. The limits of mathematical achievement -- Some historical issues -- Mathematics achievement -first survey -- Mathematics achievement -- second survey -- Research in the mathematics education centre -- The teaching of mathematics -- Conclusion -- -- 8. The co-evolution of culture, cognition, and schooling
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 248 pages
Isbn
9780124356207
Lccn
82008794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08476481
  • (OCoLC)ocm08476481

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