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By the Numbers

Studies on human development have shown that even as infants, we have an approximate sense of numbers and amounts. How does this underlie our ability to perform complex calculations? Stanislas […]... More>

New insight into how children learn maths

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Mining the Unconscious

Scientists dig into the submerged layer of cognitive function. ... More>

Science Shows How Students Can Stop Sweating Statistics

Students generally point to statistics courses as being the most anxiety-inducing courses in their degree program. A recent article reviewed the current state of statistics anxiety research. ... More>

What’s the Value of a Dollar? It Depends on How You Perceive Numbers

When it comes to how we value money, not all dollars are created equal — rather, value depends on how exactly our internal representations of magnitude map onto symbolic numbers. ... More>