Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Neural Foundations of Logical and Mathematical Cognition," by Olivier Houdé and Nathalie Tzourio-Mazoyer. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, June 2003.

The authors present research on using brain-imaging techniques to explore what logic and mathematics are and what the neural foundations of logic and mathematics are. The article was highlighted in the 5 June 2003 issue of Nature as one of the research articles of interest in its "family" of journals.

--- Annette Emerson

American Mathematical Society