Category Archives: Learning disabilities

This is your brain on math

A recent brain-imaging study connects left-right brain communication with performance on basic arithmetic tasks.  I’m fascinated by brain-imaging technology, which is not to say I know anything about it.  Apparently I’m not alone; in looking for an illustrative image, I … Continue reading

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Dyscalculia

The 27 May 2011 issue of the journal Science has a literature review on the subject of dyscalculia.  (The abstract is available here.)  It summarizes some interesting recent brain science, as well as potentially useful interventions.   Dyscalculia is indeed analogous … Continue reading

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