Past Event

The origins of numerical abilities

20–21 February 2017
London, United Kingdom
Humans possess numerical abilities and have invented cultural tools to use them efficiently; but many other creatures, from insects to primates, have in the past decade been found to possess numerical abilities, possibly descended from a common ancestral form. Therefore, when we acquire numerical competence, for example in school, we build upon a specific inherited cognitive foundation.

This meeting is intended for researchers in relevant fields and is free to attend. There are a limited number of places available so registration is essential. An optional lunch can be purchased during registration.