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Deaf Learners and Mathematical Problem Solving

Ronald R. Kelly

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses deaf students' mathematical problem-solving abilities. It is shown that in the US, deaf students in K-12 programs and at entry to college exhibit a level of knowledge and ... More


Deafness, Numerical Cognition, and Mathematics

Rebecca Bull

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines recent findings about the development of numerical cognition in hearing individuals to understand the observed lag in arithmetical and mathematical performance of deaf children ... More


Brain Gender

Melissa Hines

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.001.1
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

How important are biological factors, such as hormones, in shaping our sexual destinies? This book brings social developmental, biological, and clinical psychological perspectives to bear on the ... More


Do Sex-Related Cognitive Differences Exist, and Why do People Seek them Out?

Paula J. Caplan and Jeremy B. Caplan

in Gender Differences in Human Cognition

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195112917
eISBN:
9780199846900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112917.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the serious concerns about the motives behind the whole project of seeking to find gender differences in cognition. The various scenarios of what can happen in the relatively ... More


The Meanings of Difference: Cognition in Social and Cultural Context

Mary Crawford and Roger Chaffin

in Gender Differences in Human Cognition

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195112917
eISBN:
9780199846900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112917.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes the consequences of a sex-difference approach, then focuses to a new perspective that conceives of gender as a social system that organizes relations of status and power. The ... More


Success in Entrepreneurship: Doing the Math

Michael Kremer, Jonathan Robinson, and Olga Rostapshova

in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316055
eISBN:
9780226316192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316192.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Outside of agriculture, the family owned business is the most common form of enterprise in low-income countries. There is tremendous heterogeneity in how such firms perform. For instance, in the ... More


Epilogue: Promised Land

Larrie D. Ferreiro

in Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062596
eISBN:
9780262272582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062596.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this epilogue, an open conflict between Pierre Bouguer and a colleague from the Geodesic Mission, La Condamine, and his final years of life are analyzed and discussed. This epilogue reports that ... More


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