# Mathematics in Human Learning

**DOI:**https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8265-8_1279

## Description

Mathematics Education is the teaching and learning of mathematics, as well research on these matters. The researchers in this field seek conceptual and methodological tools and implement approaches which facilitate their study and use. In Europe, research into Mathematics in Human Learning is known as the Didactics of Mathematics (a common denomination, at least, in France and Germany) or Mathematics Education (denomination in United Kingdom).

The creation of the chair of Mathematics Education at the University of Göttingen, in 1893 coordinated by Felix Klein.

The contributions of Felix Klein, David Eugene Smith, Max Simon, Hans Freudenthal, André Revuz, George Polya, and other mathematicians who encouraged...

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