Baby Chicks Count From Left to Right Like Humans, Study Finds

January 31, 2015 9:00 PM

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Baby chickens have number sense too, and can count like humans on a left to right sequence, a new study found.

Researchers at the University of Padova experimented on 60 newborn chicks by presenting them with different shapes and patterns before choosing a direction. They chose the chicks as subject because they can easily monitor their development immediately after hatching. The team was hoping that by stud...

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