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October 24, 2013

 

Two Rhesus monkeys share their monkey business with one another.

Monkey Numbers

New study shows monkeys do well on both their verbal and math scores.

July 21, 2011

 

Geometrical Increases: A Job You Shouldn’t Refuse

Learn about geometrical increases on this Moment of Science.

June 21, 2011

 

Science Hero Award (Pythagoras)

It's time once more for the Science Hero Award, where we recognize someone from history who did terrific things to advance human understanding.

June 16, 2011

 

Can Animals Count?

One... Two... Three. Humans can count but can animals?

February 4, 2011

 

Math Skills Improve After Electric Brain Stimulation

Do you struggle with math? Well, all you may need is a little shock to the brain.

February 12, 2008

 

A Head for Numbers (2)

The closer that numbers presented to us are, the longer it takes us to compare them. This suggests that we solve such problems with a mental number line.

February 6, 2008

 

A Head for Numbers (3)

Last time we discussed "acalculia,"the condition whereby people with neurological damage, say by stroke, find themselves suddenly unable to work with numbers.

February 6, 2008

 

A Head for Numbers (1)

Time for your moment of science math quiz. Ready? Which of the following numbers is larger: 90 or 50? 16 or 14? 9 or 7? But, this was a psychology quiz not math

May 24, 2004

 

Zero, Zip, Zilch

Learn about the controversial history of the number "zero" on this Moment of Science.

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