What Do Animals Think About Numbers?
Many animals have basic numerical abilities, but some experiences can transform their minds and ultimately change how they think about numbers
Many animals in the wild have basic numerical abilities, which can often be enhanced with training. The author considers how animals' conceptual representations of numbers differ from those of human infants and adults, and proposes that perhaps these differences evolved as precise enumeration, rather than mere approximation, became standard during early human evolution.
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