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Joe Niederberger

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Re: MathTeachers?
Posted: Mar 27, 2013 2:16 PM
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GS Chandy syas:
>I don't see how that could be (i.e., our inborn number sense being 'logarithmic'). Any references?

Oh, maybe start here:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2610411/

But its been a contention of Dehaene for some time and is discussed in his book "The Number Sense".

But even if humankind breeds and consumes itself unto catastrophic collapse I don't think I'd blame lack of understanding "exp".

Cheers,
Joe N



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