Summary

As shown in the preceding review, both human infants and nonhuman animals are sensitive to number. They can determine numbers of fundamentally different kinds of items—objects, actions, collections—and can do so for items presented simultaneously as well as those presented sequentially. Moreover, animals and infants have procedures for computing the numerical relationships that hold between different numbers, which entails that their representations for these numbers have a structure that allows for the extraction of such information. These findings suggest the existence of an unlearned capacity for numerical representation and reasoning that spans these different species and is operational quite early on in life.

Conquering Fear In The 21th Century

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