Theoretical advances in mathematical cognition

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Scheiner, Thorsten and Pinto, Marcia M. F.. (2018) Theoretical advances in mathematical cognition. Chile: The International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. pp. 97 - 104
AuthorsScheiner, Thorsten and Pinto, Marcia M. F.
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This paper articulates and explicates theoretical perspectives that emerged in accounting for the complex dynamic processes involved when individuals ascribe meaning to the mathematical objects of their thinking. Here the focus is on the following processes that are convoluted in the complex dynamics in mathematical concept formation: contextualizing, complementizing, and complexifying. The paper elaborates these three processes in detail, recognizing their epistemological, conceptual, and cognitive significance in mathematical knowing and learning.

Year2018
JournalProceedings of the First PME Regional Conference: South America Rancagua, Chile: PME
PublisherThe International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
Open accessOpen access
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Page range97 - 104
ISBN9789566031017
Research GroupInstitute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education (ILSTE)
Place of publicationChile
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