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ERIC Number: EJ396050
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Comparisons of U.S. and Japanese First Graders' Cognitive Representation of Number and Understanding of Place Value.
Miura, Irene T.; Okamoto, Yukari
Journal of Educational Psychology, v81 n1 p109-14 Mar 1989
The relationship between mathematics performance and fundamental linguistic variations in the cognitive representation of numbers was assessed, using 24 first graders each from the United States and Japan. Results indicate that the Japanese cognitive representation of number positively affects the understanding of place value. No gender differences were found. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan; United States