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Cognitive neuroscience: More is different

Combining numerical information on-the-fly is crucial for making advantageous decisions, but precisely how humans are able to track and compare magnitudes is unclear. Experiments now suggest that when it comes to performing such tasks, not all numbers are created equal.

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  1. Rogier A. Kievit is at the Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge CB2 7EF, UK.

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Correspondence to Rogier A. Kievit.