Baby Chicks May Count From Left To Right Like Humans, Study Indicates

January 30, 2015 11:39 PM

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A newly published study suggests humans aren’t the only ones who can count, as baby chickens seem to also have a sense of numbers.

Scientists realized that chicks appear to count upward, from left to right, and that they put smaller numbers on the left and larger numbers on the right, which CBS News noted in a report is “the same mental representation of the number line that humans use.” The report quoted the study’s lead autho...

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