THE PROJECT

At the roots of Spatial Numerical Association:
From behavioral observation to neural basis, SNANeB

THE DEPARTMENTS AND UNIVERSITIES

The SNANeB project is based on the collaboration between the Department of General Psychology, DPG, at University of Padua, Italy, and the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

latest news

When numbers bias chicks’ choices

Most people who read and write from left to right, orientate numbers in the same direction.

Newborn chicks associate numbers and space

In the early 1800s, Sir Francis Galton, a British polymath, showed for the first time that humans describe and think of numbers as being represented on a mental number line oriented from their left to right.

Ordinality in rats

Rats are capable of learning to enter a target tunnel, to find a food, solely on the basis of its ordinal position in an array of six or 18 identical tunnels.

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