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Can These Fish Do Math?
Scientists find that two species can be trained to distinguish quantities that vary by one.
Can These Fish Do Math?
Can These Fish Do Math?

Scientists find that two species can be trained to distinguish quantities that vary by one.

Scientists find that two species can be trained to distinguish quantities that vary by one.

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Our perception of quantity, separate from counting or estimation of magnitude more generally, is foundational to human cognition, according to some neuroscientists.
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