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Cognitive Conflict and the Learning of Mathematics

@inproceedings{Tall1977CognitiveCA,
  title={Cognitive Conflict and the Learning of Mathematics},
  author={David Tall},
  year={1977}
}
  • David Tall
  • Published 1977
  • Psychology
  • Understanding in mathematics often occurs in significant jumps, accompanied by a clear sense of comprehension, ratter than a smooth, steady process. Lack of understanding, on the other hand, may leave the individual in a general state of confusion, unable to pinpoint the difficulty. If we consider these phenomena to be a result of brain activity of the nature of a dynamical flow on a manifold, then this suggests a model which encompasses these various aspects of understanding mathematics. As… CONTINUE READING

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