The Brain Disorder of Dyscalculia

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The Brain Disorder of Dyscalculia Author's name Author's institutional affiliation Author's note The Brain Disorder of Dyscalculia Dyscalculia is an intellectual disability and brain disorder that affects the left hemisphere of the brain, which controls many aspects of personality and cognitive ability, primarily the ability to complete mathematical tasks. It is somewhat of an obscure condition of which the general population is not aware. The unfamiliarity with the condition was a factor in the selection of dyscalculia as a subject for academic scrutiny. There are many people in the world that abhor mathematics. Most people are quite opinionated on the subject; one is either a math person, or not. There many formally and informally trained people skilled and well-versed the in the area of mathematics; these can be mathematicians or simply people who have "a mind for numbers." No matter one's opinion or mathematical capability, we cannot deny the presence of mathematics in the historical and contemporary worlds. Mathematics is essential to survival. Humans have, throughout their history, demonstrated the drive for self-knowledge. This drive fuels the creation of such fields as anthropology, psychology, and neurology. In essence, self-knowledge is desirable and useful. How do those with dyscalculia survive? What are their symptoms? What is their experience? What are the strengths of people with dyscalculia? The paper will offer insight as to the brain disorder of
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