NUMERICAL APPROXIMATION CORRELATES WITH MATH ABILITY
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Inside Higher Ed (November, 2011) Podcast: "Number Senses in Children"
MSNBC (August, 2011). Video: "Trouble with math? You may lack ‘number sense’"
De Nike, L. (2011) You can count on this: Math Ability is inborn. JHU Gazette, 15 August, 2011.
Bhanoo, S. (2011) In Future Math Whizzes, Signs of 'Number Sense'. New York Times, 11 August 2011.
Math ability pre-destined: Study, Toronto Sun, 15 August 2011.
Chan, A. (2011) Some people just born good at math, study shows. Huffington Post, 11 August 2011.
Thean, T. (2011) Study: people may be born good (or bad) at math. TIME, 11 August 2011.
A podcast by Nature featuring this research
Sautoy, M (2010). Sexy Science: How to spot a genius. TimesOnline, 17 February 2010.Spinney, L (2009). Why some people can't put two and two together. New Scientist, 21 January 2009.
Bower, B (2008). Inborn Path to Math. Science News, 27 September 2008.
Angier, N (2008). Gut Instinct's Surprising Role in Math. New York Times, 15 September 2008.
'Number sense' boosts math skills: study. ABC News, 8 September 2008.
Stein, R (2008). How One's 'Number Sense' Helps With Mathematics. Washington Post, 8 September 2008. Also, view photos from this article.
Innate 'number sense' boosts math skills. The Australian, 8 September 2008.
Bowden, R (2008). Link made between innate sense for numbers and maths skill. The Tech Herald, 8 September 2008.
Geddes, L (2008). Good with numbers? It's in your genes. New Scientist, 7 September 2008.
Highfield, R (2008). Toddler maths skills indicates future ability. UK Telegraph, 7 September 2008.
De Chant, T (2008). Take a stab: Estimating math skills by observing estimation. ARS Technica, 7 September 2008.
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INFANTS CHUNK ITEMS TO EXPAND MEMORY
"Lisa Feigenson chats with Dr. Timothy Johnson about the lab's recent work demonstrating chunking by 14-month old infants (ABC News)"
Babies use grown-up memory tricks. New Scientist, 19 July 2008.
Even Toddlers Get It: Data 'Chunks' Are Easier To Remember. Science Daily, 20 July 2008.
Infants And Adults Share Similar Memory Systems. TS-Si News Service, 15 July 2008.
Zielinski, J (2008). Babies' memories work best (like adults') in bite-sized chunks. USA Today, Life sciences and health, 14 July 2008.
Moskowitz, C (2008). Babies think like adults. Live Science, 14 July 2008.
INFERENCE IS BETTER THAN INSTRUCTION FOR WORD-LEARNING
De Nike L, (2007). Kids Learn Words Best By Working Out Meaning. ScienceDaily, 16 March 2007.
ADULTS TRACK MULTIPLE COLOR SETS IN PARALLEL
Tracking your team. A TV spot that aired December 2006.
MacGregor HE, (2006). Team colors help us follow the action. LAtimes.com, 10 July 2006.
Colour-coding key to watching soccer. Health24.com, 7 July 2006.
Mundell EJ, (2006). Brain may be hard-wired to track team sports. HealthDay.com, 6 July 2006.
Emery C, (2006). Team colors are a big part of following the action. Baltimore Sun, 30 June 2006.
Why are uniforms uniform? Softpedia.com, 22 June 2006.
PROF. FEIGENSON COMMENTS ON NUMBER WORDS
Pearson H, (2004). Tribe without names for numbers cannot count. Nature.com, 19 August 2004, 10.1038/news040816-10.
Holden, (2004). COGNITION: Life Without Numbers in the Amazon. Sciencemag.org, 2004, 305: 1093.
Biever C, (2004). Language may shape human thought. NewScientist.com, Science Express, 19 August 2004, p1, 10.1126/science.1094492.
OUR LAB IN THE NEWS
De Nike L, (2009). Using stimulus dollars to decode human number sense. The JHU Gazette, 28 September 2009.
Hopkins Opens Child Research Lab. APS Observer, February 2005, vol.18, iss. 2.
Perl L, (2005). This research looks like a lot of fun. Baltimore Messenger, 10 February 2005.
Jackson N, (2005). Smarty Pants. Maryland Family Magazine, 9 February 2005.
De Nike L, (2004). Babies Go Ga-Ga Over Research. The JHU Gazette, 20 December 2004, vol. 34, iss. 16.