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Blending, Math, and Technology

  • Marcel DanesiEmail author
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Part of the Mathematics Education in the Digital Era book series (MEDE, volume 6)

Abstract

The applications of neuroscientific research to education have been expanding over the last few decades. Among other things, the research supports the blending model of cognition, which asserts that concepts are formed through associations and amalgamations in the brain. The theory of blending and its various implications for math pedagogy are explored in this chapter, since these are especially relevant to teaching mathematics in the Global Village.

Keywords

Image Schema Source Domain Number Sense Conceptual Metaphor Story Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Victoria CollegeUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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