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Number Abilities in Humans, Birds and Fish are Based in Brain’s Subcortex
Joonkoo Park (CPHM) has co-authored a paper that reports where in the brain numerical quantity evaluation is processed. In a series of experiments, Park and colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University used a psychophysical method that allowed them to “explore the extent to which the adult human subcortex contributes to number processing,” in particular to distinguish between cortical and subcortical involvement.