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Finally Mapped: The Brain Region That Distinguishes Bits From Bounty (2 of 3)

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Caption: In this animation, Utrecht University's Dr. Benjamin Harvey explains the difference between "numerosity" and "symbolic number." He and his colleagues have discovered a topographical map in the brain of the latter, numerosity. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the 6 September, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Ben Harvey at Helmholtz Institute in Utrecht, Netherlands, and colleagues was titled, "Topographic Representation of Numerosity in the Human Parietal Cortex."

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