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Great background for understanding our innate sense for math. Well written and logical. Anyone teaching mathematics to any age will benefit from reading it.Published on September 15, 2012 by K.T. Klassen
An updated second edition, published 2011, can be found here: The Number Sense : How the Mind Creates Mathematics, Revised and Updated Edition. Read morePublished on August 11, 2011 by whiteelephant
I got this book as a gift and wasn't expecting too much. It's a little dry -- you'll be exercising your number sense while you count the pages until the end -- but it's very... Read morePublished on November 13, 2010 by Amazon Customer
Dr. Dehanae has continued his research. Neuroscience has advanced so far in the last 10 years that there is very little to glean from this this book. Read morePublished on September 18, 2010 by Swells
I enjoyed this book very much and was impressed by the knowledge of the author. He explained some quite complicated science in an easy to understand manner. Read morePublished on May 21, 2010 by V. S. Arnett
Let me start by saying that I have a large interest in both the fields of mathematics and neuroscience. Read morePublished on November 4, 2008 by Joshua Grooms
This is a masterful account of how people, and animals, use their number sense to bring mathematics into their world. Read morePublished on October 13, 2007 by William Shardlow
Dehaene is a witty, gifted writer with an invisible style. He elucidates his subject matter so plainly that no one could be lost. Read morePublished on July 17, 2007 by Julie
This book is a tour de force of neurology as it applies to mathematics. From anectodes and case studies of mathematical greats and autistic calculating prodigies to brain scans and... Read morePublished on August 7, 2006 by FPSFAN