Cognitive correlates of performance in advanced mathematics.

  title={Cognitive correlates of performance in advanced mathematics.},
  author={Wei Wei and Hongbo Yuan and Chuansheng Chen and Xinlin Zhou},
  journal={The British journal of educational psychology},
  volume={82 Pt 1},
BACKGROUND Much research has been devoted to understanding cognitive correlates of elementary mathematics performance, but little such research has been done for advanced mathematics (e.g., modern algebra, statistics, and mathematical logic). AIMS To promote mathematical knowledge among college students, it is necessary to understand what factors (including cognitive factors) are important for acquiring advanced mathematics. SAMPLES We recruited 80 undergraduates from four universities in… CONTINUE READING