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
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Honeybees (Apis mellifera) are usually thought of as foragers, who fly flower to flower to collect nectar and pollen.
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Let’s imagine walking in Florence and looking for a specific restaurant.
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When it was demonstrated that Hans’ mathematical calculations were due to an artifact, unintentionally given from his trainer, the belief on animal numerical capacities was plummeted.