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Can Fish Count?: What Animals Reveal About Our Uniquely Mathematical Minds

Author: Brian Butterworth.

Can Fish Count?: What Animals Reveal About Our Uniquely Mathematical Minds

Author: Brian Butterworth.

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Item #: D40250
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Basic
ISBN: 9781541620810
Do bees count trees and fence posts? As cognitive psychologist Brian Butterworth shows us, many "simple" creatures have a sense of numbers—and unlike humans, they don't need to be taught. In telling animals' stories, Butterworth shines new light on one of our most ancient questions: Just where, exactly, do numbers come from? Butterworth also reveals ho... More
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Do bees count trees and fence posts? As cognitive psychologist Brian Butterworth shows us, many "simple" creatures have a sense of numbers—and unlike humans, they don't need to be taught. In telling animals' stories, Butterworth shines new light on one of our most ancient questions: Just where, exactly, do numbers come from? Butterworth also reveals how insights gleaned from studying animals can help us make better sense of our own abilities.


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