Basic Ratio Capacity May Serve as Building Block for Math Knowledge

Contact: Anna Mikulak
Association for Psychological Science
amikulak@psychologicalscience.org

Understanding fractions is a critical mathematical ability, and yet it’s one that continues to confound a lot of people well into adulthood. New research finds evidence for an innate ratio processing ability that may play a role in determining our aptitude for understanding fractions and other formal mathematical concepts. Continue reading