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Papers in refereed journals

Leikin, M., Waisman, I. Shaul, S. and Leikin, R. (Accepted). Brain activity associated with translation from a visual to a symbolic representation in algebra and geometry. Integrative NeoroScience.

Leikin, R., Paz-Baruch, N. and Leikin, M. (2014 - in press). Cognitive Characteristics of students with Superior Performance in Mathematics. Journal of Individual Differences

Waisman, I., Leikin, M., Shaul, S. and Leikin, R. (2014). Brain activity associated with translation between graphical and symbolic representations of functions in generally gifted and excelling in mathematics adolescents. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 12(3), 669-696.

Leikin, M., Waisman, I. and Leikin, R. (2013). How brain research can contribute to the evaluation of mathematical giftedness. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 55(4), 415-437.

Leikin, R. (2013). Evaluating mathematical creativity: The interplay between multiplicity and insight. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 55(4), 385-400.

Leikin, M., Paz-Baruch, N. and Leikin, R. (2013). Memory Abilities in Generally Gifted and Excelling-in-mathematics Adolescents. Intelligence, 41, 566–578.

Leikin, R., Leikin, M., Waisman, I., and Shaul, S. (2013). Effect of the presence of external representations on accuracy and reaction time in solving mathematical double-choice problems by students of different levels of instruction. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 11(5), 1049-1066.

Zazkis R., Leikin, R., & Sinitsky, I. (2013). Derivative of area equals perimeter -- coincidence? Mathematics Teacher, 106 (9), 686-693.

Leikin, R., Subotnik, R., Pitta-Pantazi, D., Singer, M. & Peltzer, I. (2013). Teachers’ views on creativity in mathematics education: An international survey. ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 45(2), 309-324.

Lev-Zamir, H. & Leikin, R. (2013). Saying vs. Doing: Teachers’ conceptions of creativity in elementary mathematics teaching. ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 45(2), 295-308.

Leikin, R. & Lev, M. (2013). Mathematical creativity in generally gifted and mathematically excelling adolescents: What makes the difference? ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 45(2), 183–197.

Leikin, R. & Pitta-Pantazi (2013). Creativity and mathematics education: The state of the art. ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 45(2), 159–166.

Leikin, R. & Grossman, D. (2013). Teachers modify geometry problems: from proof to investigation. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 82(3), 515–531.

Guberman, R. & Leikin, R. (2013). Interest and difficulty: Changes in teachers' views of multiple solution tasks. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education. 16(1), 33-56

Levav-Waynberg, A., & Leikin, R. (2012). Using multiple solution tasks for the evaluation of students' problem-solving performance in geometry. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 12(4), 311-333.

Leikin, R., Pitta-Pantazi, D., Singer, F. M. & Ulovec, A. (2012). CERME7 Working Group 7: Mathematical potential, creativity and talent. Research in Mathematics Education, 14(2), 197-198.

Leikin, R. (2012). What is given in the problem? Looking through the lens of constructions and Dragging in DGE. Mediterranean Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 11(1-2), 103-116.

Leikin R. & Zazkis R. (2012). On the connections between general education theories and theories in mathematics education. Review of B. Sriraman and L. English (2010) Theories of Mathematics Education: Seeking New Frontiers. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 43(2), 223-232.

Levav-Waynberg, A. & Leikin, R. (2012). The role of multiple solution tasks in developing knowledge and creativity in geometry. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 31, 73-90.

Kontorovich, I., Koichu, B., Leikin, R. & Berman, A. (2012). A framework for handling the complexity of students' mathematical problem posing in small groups. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 31, 149-161.

Robinson N. & Leikin, R. (2012). One teacher, two lessons: The lesson study process. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 10, 139-161.

Zazkis, R., Leikin, R. & Jolfaee S. C. (2011). Contributions to teaching of “Mathematics for Elementary Teachers” courses: Prospective teachers’ views and examples. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 13(2), 3-21.

Sinitzsky, I., Zazkis R., & Leikin, R. (2011). Odd + Odd = Odd, is it possible? Exploring odd and even functions. Mathematics Teaching. 225 (November 2011), 30-34.

Leikin, R. (2011). Multiple-solution tasks: From a teacher education course to teacher practice. ZDM - The International Journal on Mathematics Education. 43(6), 993-1006.

Leikin R. (2011). Teaching the mathematically gifted: Featuring a teacher. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 11, 78-89.

Karp A. & Leikin R. (2011). Introduction to the Special Issue on Mathematical Gift and Promise: Exploring and Developing. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 11, 1-7.

Lev-Zamir H. & Leikin R. (2011). Creative mathematics teaching in the eye of the beholder: Focusing on teachers' conceptions. Research in Mathematics Education, 13, 17-32.

Applebaum, M., Freiman, V. & Leikin R. (2011). Prospective teachers' conceptions about teaching mathematically talented students: Comparative examples from Canada and Israel. Montana Mathematical Enthusiast Journal, 8, 255- 290.

Leikin, R. (2011). The education of mathematically gifted students: On some complexities and questions. Montana Mathematical Enthusiast Journal, 8, 167- 188.

Leikin, R. (2010). Teaching mathematically gifted. Gifted Education International, 27, 161-175.

Subotnik, R. F., Singer, F. M. & Leikin R. (2010). Intercultural perspectives on creativity in school mathematics: The role of context, individual differences and motivation. Mediterranean Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. 9, 11-39.

Saul M. & Leikin R. (2010). Intercultural aspects of creativity: Challenges and barriers. Mediterranean Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. 9, 1-9.

Zazkis, R. & Leikin, R. (2010). Advanced Mathematical Knowledge in Teaching Practice: Perceptions of Secondary Mathematics Teachers. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 12, 263-281.

Leikin, R. & Zazkis, R. (2010). The content-dependence of prospective teachers' knowledge: A case of exemplifying definitions. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 4, 451–466.

Applebaum. M. & Leikin, R. (2010). Translations towards connected mathematics. Mathematics Teacher, 103, 563-569.

Leikin, R. & Levav-Waynberg, A. (2009). Development of teachers' conceptions through learning and teaching: Meaning and potential of multiple-solution tasks. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 9(4), 203–223.

Rachmel, S. & Leikin, R. (2009). Education of Gifted Students in Israel: General and Mathematics Education. Gifted Education Press Quarterly, 23, 6-9.

Chazan, D., Yerushalmy, M. & Leikin, R. (2008). An analytic conception of equation and teachers’ views of school algebra . Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 27, 87–100.

Leikin, R. & Levav-Waynberg, A. (2008). Solution spaces of multiple-solution connecting tasks as a mirror of the development of mathematics teachers' knowledge. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 8(3), 233-251.

Zazkis, R. & Leikin, R. (2008). Exemplifying definitions: Example generation for the analysis of mathematics knowledge. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 69, 131-148.

Leikin, R. & Dinur, S. (2007). Teacher flexibility in mathematical discussion. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 26, 328-347.

Leikin, R. & Levav-Waynberg, A. (2007). Exploring mathematics teacher knowledge to explain the gap between theory-based recommendations and school practice in the use of connecting tasks. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 66, 349-371.

Applebaum, M. & Leikin, R. (2007). Looking back at the beginning: Teachers' critical reasoning when solving non-realistic tasks. Montana Mathematical Enthusiast Journal, 4, 258-265.

Zazkis, R. & Leikin, R. (2007). Generating examples: From pedagogical tool to a research tool. For the Learning of Mathematics, 27, 11-17.

Leikin, R. (2006). Symmetry as a BIG IDEA in the education of mathematics teachers. Symmetry: Culture and Science. 17, 51-53.

Leikin, R. & Rota, S. (2006). A Case Study on the Development of Teacher’s Proficiency through Teaching. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 18(3), 44-68.

Leikin, R., Levav-Waynberg, A., Gurevich, I, & Mednikov, L. (2006). Implementation of multiple solution connecting tasks: Do students’ attitudes support teachers’ reluctance? FOCUS on Learning Problems in Mathematics, 28, 1-22.

Leikin, R. & Kawass, S. (2005). Planning teaching an unfamiliar mathematical problem: The role of teachers' experience in solving the problem and watching students' solution, Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 3-4, 253-274.

Leikin, R., Stylianou, D. A. & Silver E. A. (2005). Visualization and mathematical knowledge: Drawing the net of a truncated cylinder. Mediterranean Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 4, 1-39.

Leikin, R. (2005). Qualities of professional dialog: Connecting graduate research on teaching and the undergraduate teachers' program. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 36(1-2), 237-256.

Leikin R. (2004). The wholes that are greater than the sum of their parts: Employing cooperative learning in mathematics teachers’ education. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 23, 223-256.

Zaslavsky, O. & Leikin, R. (2004). Professional development of mathematics teacher-educators: Growth through practice. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 7, 5-32.

Leikin, R. (2003). Problem-solving preferences of mathematics teachers. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 6, 297-329.

Leikin, R., & Winicky-Landman, G. (2001). Defining as a vehicle for professional development of secondary school mathematics teachers. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 3, 62-73.

Leikin, R. (2001). Dividable Triangles – What Are They? Mathematics Teacher, 94, 392-398.

Leikin, R. (2000). A very isosceles triangle. Empire of Mathematics. 2, 18-22, (In Russian).

Leikin, R., Berman, A. & Zaslavsky, O. (2000). Applications of symmetry to problem solving. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. 31, 799-809.

Leikin, R., Berman, A. & Zaslavsky, O. (2000). Learning through teaching: The case of symmetry. Mathematics Education Research Journal. 12, 16-34.

Leikin, R. & Winicky-Landman, G. (2000). On equivalent and nonequivalent definitions II. For the Learning of Mathematics. 20(2), 24-29.

Winicky-Landman, G. & Leikin, R. (2000). On equivalent and nonequivalent definitions I. For the Learning of Mathematics. 20(1), 17-21

Leikin, R. & Zaslavsky, O. (1999). Connecting research with practice: Cooperative learning in mathematics. Mathematics Teacher. 92, 240-246.

Leikin, R., Berman, A. & Zaslavsky, O. (1998). Definition of Symmetry. Symmetry: Culture and Science: Order and Disorder, 9 (2-4), 375-382. (Issue published in 2002).

Leikin, R. & Zaslavsky, O. (1997). Facilitating students’ interactions in mathematics in a cooperative learning setting. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 28, 331-354.

Leikin, R., Berman, A. & Zaslavsky, O. (1995). The role of symmetry in mathematical problem solving: An interdisciplinary approach. Symmetry: Culture and Science. Special Issue: Symmetry Natural and Artificial. 6(2), 332-335.