Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Philosophy Wire: Numeric sense: An ancient “knowledge”…


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2018-01-31]: A research suggests that the coarse, primitive numerical ability shared across many species stems from the subcortex, an evolutionarily older brain structure. [1] We knew how to count since we were young. And we believe we must still continue doing so. But in order to grow up we need to forget what we knew and learn new things. To grow up we need to stop counting…

(c) Philosophy WIRES - Commenting world news from philosophy's perspective…

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...