Thursday, January 19, 2006


There's a very interesting article over at MSNBC about geometry, and here's an excerpt:
Using a series of nonverbal tests, scientists claim to have uncovered core knowledge of geometry in villagers from a remote region of the Amazon who have little schooling or experience with maps and speak a language without the mathematical language of geometry.

Amazing, and they even have the test questions included if you're curious. Here's the link:

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