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Is the ability to do maths innate in humans?

22 January 2019

In a panel discussion, Professor Brian Butterworth (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) and Dr Hannah Fry (UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis) explore whether humans have always been able to count and if mathematical ability goes beyond simply quantifying things.

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