In recent years, research studies have shown that control decisions and processes, beliefs about the nature of mathematics, attitudes, and other affective variables have enormous impact on the mathematical performance of students. This paper gives an overview of the research on mathematical beliefs and reviews some work done in Christian education relating to theological beliefs. It then compares the two.
Benbow, Ron, "Mathematical and Theological Beliefs: A Cognitive Science Perspective" (1995). ACMS Conference Proceedings 1995. 4.
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