Is Your Brain Wired for Numbers?
Is Your Brain Wired for Numbers?
Our perception of quantity, separate from counting or estimation of magnitude more generally, is foundational to human cognition, according to some neuroscientists.
Is Your Brain Wired for Numbers?
Is Your Brain Wired for Numbers?

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

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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Numerosity Around the Animal Kingdom
Numerosity Around the Animal Kingdom
Catherine Offord | Oct 1, 2021
Research in recent decades has explored how animals other than humans perceive different numbers of objects
Infographic: Single-Cell Recordings Identify “Number Neurons”
Infographic: Single-Cell Recordings Identify “Number Neurons”
Catherine Offord | Oct 1, 2021
Some nerve cells in the brains of macaques respond selectively to particular numbers, hinting at a specialized pathway for extracting information about numerical quantity.
Bees Appear Able to Comprehend the Concept of Zero
Bees Appear Able to Comprehend the Concept of Zero
Ashley Yeager | Jun 7, 2018
The insects correctly ordered an absence of black dots as “less than” a group of black dots.
Number-Selective Neurons Found in Untrained Crows’ Brains
Number-Selective Neurons Found in Untrained Crows’ Brains
Diana Kwon | Mar 15, 2018
The finding suggests corvids may have an innate sense of number.