Cognitive and Neuropsychological Development Laboratory
Among other issues, we are interested in the neurological and cognitive causes of developmental dyscalculia; diagnosis and treatment of dyscalculia; the significance of individual differences in cognitive change; models of changes in problem solving strategies; longitudinal/measurement models of cognitive change; the way in which executive functions, anxiety and emotion interact to affect problem solving abilities (particularly mathematics); the role of spatial cognition in children's reasoning; the significance of finger agnosia and movement disorders in numerical cognition; relationships between cultural and comparative factors and cognition, especially numerical cognition; the relationship between personality factors and executive functioning
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