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Anderson Norton

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McBryde Room 460 - I

460 McBryde Hall, Virginia Tech
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061-1026

My research is driven by a desire to understand how humans have access to knowledge as powerful and reliable as mathematics. Throughout my career, building upon Jean Piaget's genetic epistemology, I have learned that many philosophical questions about the nature of mathematics have psychological answers. I ground my research in psychological models of students' mathematics, and collaborate with psychologists and neuroscientists to find these answers.

In 2022, I authored a related book, published by Routledge: The Psychology of Mathematics: A Journey of Personal Mathematical Power for Educators and Curious Minds. You can find more information on the book, along a discount code for ordering it, by downloading the flyer linked below.