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Jessica Cantlon

Assistant Professor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Brain And Cognitive Sciences

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Press contact:
Susan Hagen
susan.hagen@rochester.edu
585.276.4061

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In the News

MAA Online
Quantitative Abilities Documented in Baboons
May 21, 2013

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Jessica Cantlon's research about math, not monkey business
May 14, 2013

Earthweek
'Monkey Math' Allows Baboons to Estimate Numbers
May 10, 2013

Mars Daily
Monkey math
May 07, 2013

UPI
Baboons in U.S. study show human-like abilities with numbers
May 03, 2013

The Scientist
Big-Bird Brain
May 01, 2013

Innovation Trail
Images of the brain could unlock learning difficulties
April 03, 2013

YNN
Sesame Street Helps Local Researchers Study Children's Brains
January 04, 2013

MSNBC
Big Bird Helps Scientists Study Brain Development
January 04, 2013

Time Magazine
Your Brain On Sesame Street: Big Bird Helps Researchers See How the Brain Learns
January 04, 2013

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News Releases

Monkey Math
May 03, 2013

Cognitive Scientist Jessica Cantlon Named 2013 Sloan Research Fellow
February 26, 2013

Your Brain on Big Bird
December 31, 2012



Biography
Jessica studies the origins of number concepts in young children and non-human primates using cognitive and neuroimaging methods in order to understand the primitive sources of numerical knowledge that allow humans to develop a sophisticated repertoire of mathematical skills.