From infancy to adulthood: the development of numerical abilities

@article{Geary2009FromIT,
  title={From infancy to adulthood: the development of numerical abilities},
  author={David C. Geary},
  journal={European Child \& Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={S11-S16}
}
  • D. Geary
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Developmental and school-related changes in basic number, counting, and arithmetic skills from infancy to old age are reviewed. Nearly all of the quantitative competencies that emerge during infancy and the pre-school years appear to reflect the operation of a biological primary, or inherent, cognitive system, and appear to be universal in their expression and development. In contrast, most of the basic quantitative competencies acquired in school and that are of importance in industrial… 
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