Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Oct 2012 21:54 UTC
In the News "Ask adults from the industrialized world what number is halfway between 1 and 9, and most will say 5. But pose the same question to small children, or people living in some traditional societies, and they're likely to answer 3. Cognitive scientists theorize that that's because it's actually more natural for humans to think logarithmically than linearly." Fascinating. The human brain is such a magical machine.
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Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Tue 9th Oct 2012 00:07 UTC
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properly insulting this news will take longer than I am able to dedicate right now, so lets just summarize with: this paper is written by phd students practicing "the techniques of information theory"

get a real specialization you dropouts!

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