Effects on brain activity after creative mathematical reasoning when considering individual differences in cognitive ability

  title={Effects on brain activity after creative mathematical reasoning when considering individual differences in cognitive ability},
  author={Linnea Karlsson Wirebring and Carola Wiklund-H{\"o}rnqvist and Sara Stillesj{\"o} and Carina Granberg and Johan Lithner and Micael Andersson and Lars Nyberg and Bert Jonsson},
Many learning opportunities of mathematical reasoning in school encourage imitative learning procedures (algorithmic reasoning, AR) instead of engaging in more constructive reasoning processes (e.g., creative mathematical reasoning, CMR). Here, we employed a within-subject intervention in the classroom with pupils in upper secondary schools followed by a test situation during brain imaging with fMRI one week later. We hypothesized that learning with CMR compared to AR should lead to a CMR… 
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