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How Did Humans Learn to Count? Baboons May Offer Clues

Learning to count comes early in human life and new research suggests that the cognitive underpinnings of this ability can be found in some of our close cousins: baboons. ... More>


A New Twist on a Classic Puzzle

Researchers examining study participants' intuitive responses to a reasoning problem found that the way the information was presented significantly influenced the percentage of people who answered correctly. ... More>


Closing the Math Gap for Boys


It Pays to Think You’re Good at Math, Even If You Aren’t