Chicks Order Numbers From Left to Right

Chicks Order Numbers From Left to Right

From toddler puzzles to more sophisticated graphs in middle school, people in Western cultures learn to put numbers in order from left to right, much like they learn to read. However, Arabic readers, who read from right to left, organize lower numbers on the right. So, it would seem that associating numbers on a mental […]

Chicks Map Numbers Spatially Just Like Humans

Chicks Map Numbers Spatially Just Like Humans

New studies show that young chicks learn spatial dimensions – left and right – just like humans. Typically, when people think about numbers, they envision numbers in ascending order from left to right, or lower numbers on the left and the higher values on the right. This characteristic is known as a mental number line. […]