The Brain's Number-Crunching Power

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Science  19 Nov 1999:
Vol. 286, Issue 5444, pp. 1483-1484
DOI: 10.1126/science.286.5444.1483

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What Counts How Every Brain Is Hardwired for Math. Brian Butterworth. Free Press, New York, 1999. 432 pp. $26. ISBN 0-684-85417-1. ()

Writing for a general audience, Butterworth marshals evidence from a wide range of studies to argue that humans are endowed with an innate number module.

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