Geometry skills are innate, Amazon tribe study suggests
By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News, 24 May 2011. "Researchers examined how the Mundurucu think about lines, points and angles, comparing the results with equivalent tests on French and US schoolchildren. The Mundurucu showed comparable understanding, and even outperformed the students on tasks that asked about forms on spherical surfaces. The study is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."

"Tests given to an Amazonian tribe called the Mundurucu suggest that our intuitions about geometry are innate."
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