New Study Examines Recursive Thinking

Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 09:40 in Mathematics & Economics

Recursion — the computational capacity to embed elements within elements of the same kind — has been lauded as the intellectual cornerstone of language, tool use and mathematics. A multi-institutional team of Carnegie Mellon University researchers, for the first time, show this ability is shared across age, species and cultural groups in a new study […]

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