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ERIC Number: EJ185889
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Publication Date: 1978
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Sketch for a Theory of Confusion in Mathematics Learning
Harper, Eon
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 9, 2, 231-7, May 78
This paper analyses three well-known paradoxes to show how mathematical statements can cause mental disharmony. The outcome forms a basis for a psychological theory of confusion in mathematics learning which has important implications for classroom practice and curriculum innovation. (Author/MN)
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