Newsletter #40

An overview of mathematical literacy in Brazil: an interview with PISA analyst Esther Carvalhaes

"Most students in Brazil, after spending many years in compulsory education, are unable to make use of mathematics concepts and procedures to perform even basic operations and solve very simple problems.” This statement comes from the OECD's PISA analyst Esther Carvalhaes, who came to Brazil as a NeuroMat guest for a series of events on mathematical literacy. She was interviewed by the NeuroMat dissemination team in the occasion.

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Video: Soccer derby in the brain

The NeuroMat dissemination team has produced a time-lapsed visual representation of the vulgarization article "Fla-flu no cérebro," by Antonio Galves. (In Portuguese.)

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