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Brian Butterworth on Twitter (2011 - 2022)

Review of Can Fish Count? in The Mathematical Intelligencer by Giorgio Vallortigara. (30th October 2022).

A Basic Sense of Numbers is Shared by Countless Creaatures by Brian Butterworth on Psyche. (12th October 2022).

Interview on Meet the Experts, Specific Learning Difficulties Network. (11th October 2022).

Interview by Marnie Chesterton on CrowdScience: Can Animals Count? BBC World Service. (10th September 2022).

Interview by Jennifer Oueliette in Ars Technica. (3rd June 2022).

Interview by Carl Shane in Discover Magazine. (2nd June 2022).

Can Fish Count? in Natural History Vol. 130, Issue 5 by Laurence A. Marschall. (June 2022).

Interview by Paul Middlebrooks (podcast and transcript) on Brain Inspired 137. (27th May 2022).

Fish aren't as stupid as we thought - they can count (sort of). Excerpt from Can Fish Count? on Big Think. (30th April 2022).

Podcast of interview with Brian Butterworth on Cool Science Radio, KPCW Radio, Utah, USA . (28th April 2022).

Can Fish Count? What Animals Reveal About Our Uniquely Mathematical Minds published in US by Basic Books. (26th April 2022).

Interview by Marc Bekoff in Psychology Today. (22nd April 2022).

Fish don't learn it in schools, but they can do math by Elizabeth Preston in The Boston Globe. (20th April 2022).

Can Fish Count? included in longlist for upcoming season by The Next Big Idea Club. (6th April 2022).

Review of Can Fish Count? in Nature by Andrew Robinson. (6th April 2022).

Short review of Can Fish Count? in Physics Today. (April 2022).

Instant Genius Podcast: The Animal Kingdom's Mathematicians with Brian Butterworth in BBC Science Focus Magazine. (28th March 2022).

Brian Butterworth Talk "Calculating Nature" at Words by the Water Festival in Keswick, Cumbria. (18th March 2022).

Brian Butterworth interview by Jennifer Zamparelli about "Can Fish Count?" RTE 2 FM. (8th March 2022).

Can Fish Count? What Animals Reveal About Our Uniquely Mathematical Minds to be published in UK by Quercus Books. (3rd March 2022).

Excerpt from Can Fish Count? (3rd March 2022).

"Characterizing ontogeny of quantity discrimination in zebrafish." by Eva Sheardown, Jose Vicente Torres-Perez, Sofia Anagianni, Scott E. Fraser, Giorgio Vallortigara, Brian Butterworth, Maria Elena Milletto-Petrazzini & Caroline H. Brennan Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol 289, Issue 1968, 2021.2544 (PDF). (9th February 2022).

Brian Butterworth interview by Stephanie Yeo. (PDF) The Straits Times. (8th November 2021).

Brian Butterworth: How Do Brains Count? and Digits & Sets Numberphile (YouTube). (14th November 2020).

Brian Butterworth on The Severe Consequences of Dyscalculia. The Guardian. (20th September 2020).

"La neurociencia y las tecnologìas pueden ayudar a superar problemas de aprendizaje como la discalculia" by Verônica Pellejero in "La Diaria", Uruguay. In Spanish. (12th October 2019).

Blog 3: "Labelling" by Brian Butterworth. (19th February 2019).

Brian Butterworth on The Infinite Monkey Cage: Origin of Numbers. Radio 4. (21st January 2019).

The SEND Hub Podcast with Brian Butterworth. Margaret Mulholland, of Swiss Cottage School Development & Research Centre, interviews Brian Butterworth on Dyscalculia. (mp3) (15th January 2019).

Blog 2: "Dyscalculia on the Department for Educattion Website" by Brian Butterworth: shortcomings in Government policy on Dyscalculia. (6th January 2019).

"Dyscalculia from Science to Education" by Brian Butterworth by Brian Butterworth. Routledge. (January, 2019).

Blog 1: "Dyscalculia: Poor Relation?" by Brian Butterworth. National Numeracy Organisation. (12th December 2018).

"Culture-Independent Prerequisites for Early Arithmetic." by Robert A. Reeve,Fiona Reynolds, Jacob Paul & Brian Butterworth. Psychological Science: Research Article. Pages 1 - 10. (PDF). (22nd June 2018).

"The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance" edited by K. Anders Ericsson, Robert R. Hoffman, Aaron Kozbelt & A. Mark Williams. Cambridge University Press: Chapter 32 : "Mathematical Expertise" by Brian Butterworth. . (17th March 2018).

"Discussion Meeting Issue: 'The Origins of Numerical Abilities'." compiled by Brian Butterworth, Charles Gallistel & Giorgio Vallortigara. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Volume 273, Issue 1740. (19th February 2018).

"Introduction: The origins of numerical abilities." by Brian Butterworth, C. R. Gallistel & Giorgio Vallortigara. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Volume 273, Issue 1740. (PDF). (19th February 2018).

"The Implications for Education of an Innate Numerosity-processing Mechanism." by Brian Butterworth. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Volume 273, Issue 1740. (PDF). (19th February 2018).

"Many Animals Can Count, Some Better Than You." by Natalie Angier in The New York Times. (5th February 2018).

The implications of an innate numerosity-processing mechanism for education by Professor Brian Butterworth FBA, at The Royal Society: Audio. (21st February 2017).

The origins of numerical abilities: Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Brian Butterworth FBA, Professor Charles Gallistel and Professor Giorgio Vallortigara. The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG. Draft Programme. (20th & 21st February 2017).

The origins of numerical abilities: the future: Satellite meeting organised by Professor Brian Butterworth FBA, Professor Charles Gallistel and Professor Giorgio Vallortigara.. Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ. (22nd & 23rd February 2017).

"The Influence of Memory Updating and Number Sense on Junior High School Math Attainment." by Miao-Hsuan Yen, Cheng-Ching Han, Pei-Chi Yu, Tsung-Han Yang, Daniele Didino, Brian Butterworth & Nai-Shing Yen. Learning and Individual Differences: 54 (2017) 30 - 40. (PDF). (February 2017).

"Numerical Activities and Information Learned at Home Link to the Exact Numeracy Skills in 5 - 6 Years-Old Children." by Silvia Benavides-Varela, Brian Butterworth, Francesca Burgio, Giorgio Arcara, Daniela Lucangeli & Carlo Semenza. Frontiers in Psychology,: 7 (94) Pages 1 - 11. (PDF). (11th February 2016).

 

 

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