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What Babies Can Teach Us About Math

A visit with Kristy vanMarle, Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences

By Spencer Melgren
Published: - Topics: children research lab psychology mathematics

Current Studies, Part 1

Topics: psychology research

There are multiple studies ongoing in the Developmental Cognition lab. In this video, Dr. vanMarle explains two of the most significant studies. The first is the “ratio cross-modal study,” which examines “how abstract” babies representations of quantities are and how well they can match ratios from auditory to visual stimuli. The second is the “rate learning study,” which examines babies’ sensitivity to rate information by matching auditory tones with visual dot arrays across many trials.