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The structure of the mathematical brain

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Humans have an innate ability to deal with numerosity and other aspects of magnitude. This ability is generally honed through education in and experience with mathematics, which necessarily changes the brain structurally and functionally. These changes can be further manipulated through non-invasive electrical brain stimulation. Studying these processes in the case of maths not only constitutes research of great practical impact – given the importance of numerical skills in today's society...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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St Edmund Hall
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Popescu, T
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-07-01

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