Padua, Italy – august 2022
Baby chicks can do math!
A dissemination event to illustrate the biological relevance of number sensitivity in animals; event organized in collaboration with the Director of the Esapolis Museums, Dr. Enzo Moretto_ Esapolis Museum, Padua, Italy
https://www.numbersmeetspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Middle-identification-for-rhesus-monkeys-is-influenced-by-number-but-not-extent.jpg 737 1402 Daria Lodi https://www.numbersmeetspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/numbers_meet_space_400_135.png Daria Lodi2020-11-17 18:48:002020-11-20 18:48:37Middle identification for rhesus monkeys is influenced by number but not extent
The goal of this study was to explore if monkeys can learn the abstract concept of middle and if they can apply it to novel item and numbers.
https://www.numbersmeetspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/How-to-make-chicks-count-with-a-single-hemisphere.jpg 650 1300 Daria Lodi https://www.numbersmeetspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/numbers_meet_space_400_135.png Daria Lodi2020-11-09 18:07:002020-11-20 18:11:06How to make chicks count with a single hemisphere
We share with other species an intriguing similarity in representing numbers in space, from left to right.
https://www.numbersmeetspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/when-numbers-bias-chicks-choices.jpg 878 1300 Daria Lodi https://www.numbersmeetspace.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/numbers_meet_space_400_135.png Daria Lodi2020-11-02 17:53:002020-11-20 17:53:35When numbers bias chicks’ choices
Most people who read and write from left to right, orientate numbers in the same direction.