27 Feb 2017

Maths without numbers

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:23 pm on 27 February 2017

We are all born mathematicians, according to a couple of University of Canterbury psychology professors. They've received a 700,000 dollar grant to look at how much algebra ability humans are born with. Turns out it's more than you think. If we can work out how much we know before school starts trying to teach us, we may be able to find new ways of working with kids who get left behind. Professor Randolph Grace is one of the researchers.

If you'd like to have a brain that's capable of maths, but you never thought you could, then Professor Randolph Grace might be able to help out.

If you'd like to have a brain that's capable of maths, but you never thought you could, then Professor Randolph Grace might be able to help out. Photo: 123RF

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