The University of Montana
Department of Mathematical Sciences

Technical report #6/2008

Mathematical Intelligence

Bharath Sriraman
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Montana


This chapter takes a critical stance on the construct of mathematical intelligence and synthesizes and summarizes the research from psychometric, socio-cultural, mathematics education and educational psychology viewpoints.

Keywords: Cognition; Intelligence Testing; Mathematical giftedness; Mathematical creativity; Mathematics curriculum

AMS Subject Classification: 97

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Preprint of chapter to appear in B. Kerr (Ed). Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity and Talent. Sage Publications.