Brain training exercises do not help boost early math learning. However, core thinking skills, including memory and attention, are key skills that support early math learning.
fMRI neuroimaging reveals the parietotemporal cortex of dogs responds to numeric concepts. The study provides evidence that numerosity is a shared evolutionary neural mechanism.
Counting directs an infant's attention to numerical aspects of their environment, proving they recognize counting as numerically relevant years before acquiring the meaning of number words.
A new study reports primates have the ability to distinguish between small and large quantities of objects, regardless of the surface area on which the objects are placed.