Pure fail for John Key’s maths

Why be surprised, John Key’s variety of Arithmetic is that of Wall street. Fractional banking on Steroids. It goes like this: You give me one dollar and I lend it out plus another $9 because y’all won’t come for your money all at the same time and because I’m an investment banker I sell of […]

Monkeys match students in maths quiz

Monkeys performed about as well as university students at mental addition, US researchers said in a finding that suggests nonverbal math skills are not unique to humans. The research from Duke University follows the finding by Japanese researchers earlier this month that young chimpanzees performed better than human adults at a memory game. Prior studies […]