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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


Can executive impairments be effectively treated?

Jonathan J. Evans

in The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526544
eISBN:
9780191689420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526544.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter addresses the question of whether impairments of executive functioning can be effectively treated. The conclusion that is drawn ... More


Can Meditation Enhance Creative Problem-Solving Skills? A Progress Report

James H. Austin

in Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035088
eISBN:
9780262336475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035088.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter introduces the topics of meditation, creativity, how they are related to creative problem-solving skills, and updates recent research on these topics.


Leaders—Cooperation and Demonstrations

Susan G. Clark

in Ensuring Greater Yellowstone's Future: Choices for Leaders and Citizens

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124224
eISBN:
9780300145038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124224.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee (GYCC) goes about the vital leadership tasks of cooperating and demonstrating. To address management policy challenges to ... More


Introduction: Complex Thought and Adult Intimate Relationships

Jan D. Sinnott

in Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter summarizes the outline of the book, which describes some underlying cognitive processes that interact with emotional and social factors to support satisfying interactions in close ... More


Primate Research at the San Diego Zoo

Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn

in Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The San Diego Zoo features a group of orangutans, chimpanzees, and pygmy chimpanzees in its collection. In this chapter, primate research at the San Diego Zoo is discussed. The aim of primate ... More


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