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ERIC Number: EJ607097
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1354-6791
Basic and Exceptional Calculation Abilities in a Calculating Prodigy: A Case Study.
Pesenti, Mauro; Seron, Xavier; Samson, Dana; Duroux, Bruno
Mathematical Cognition, v5 n2 p97-148 1999
Describes the basic and exceptional calculation abilities of a calculating prodigy whose performances were investigated in single- and multi-digit number multiplication, numerical comparison, raising of powers, and short-term memory tasks. Shows how his highly efficient long-term memory storage and retrieval processes, knowledge of calculation algorithms, and good short-term memory capacity all contribute to his calculation expertise. (Contains 70 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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