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Affect And Mathematical Problem Solving

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Research on cognitive aspects of mathematical problem solving has made great progress in recent years, but the relationship of affective factors to problem-solving performance has been a neglected research area. The purpose of Affect and Mathematical Problem Solving: A New Perspective is to show how the theories and methods of cognitive science can be extended to include the role of affect in mathematical problem solving. The book presents Mandler's theory of emotion and explores its implications for the learning and teaching of mathematical problem solving. Also, leading researchers from mathematics, education, and psychology report how they have integrated affect into their own cognitive research. The studies focus on metacognitive processes, aesthetic influences on expert problem solvers, teacher decision-making, technology and teaching problem solving, and beliefs about mathematics. The results suggest how emotional factors like anxiety, frustration, joy, and satisfaction can help or hinder performance in problem solving.

Hardback book in very good condition. Almost no wear but some slight discolouration on the left of the cover.

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Author(s):
D. B. McLeod and V. M. Adams
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0387969241
ISBN-13:
9780387969244
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag
Title:
Affect And Mathematical Problem Solving

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Research on cognitive aspects of mathematical problem solving has made great progress in recent years, but the relationship of affective factors to problem-solving performance has been a neglected research area. The purpose of Affect and Mathematical Problem Solving: A New Perspective is to show how the theories and methods of cognitive science can be extended to include the role of affect in mathematical problem solving. The book presents Mandler's theory of emotion and explores its implications for the learning and teaching of mathematical problem solving. Also, leading researchers from mathematics, education, and psychology report how they have integrated affect into their own cognitive research. The studies focus on metacognitive processes, aesthetic influences on expert problem solvers, teacher decision-making, technology and teaching problem solving, and beliefs about mathematics. The results suggest how emotional factors like anxiety, frustration, joy, and satisfaction can help or hinder performance in problem solving.

Hardback book in very good condition. Almost no wear but some slight discolouration on the left of the cover.

Author(s):
D. B. McLeod and V. M. Adams
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0387969241
ISBN-13:
9780387969244
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag
Title:
Affect And Mathematical Problem Solving

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