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However, in light of Silverman and Briga's observations, one may argue that the lack of surprise by children when faced with the perceptual transformations results only from the fact that they continue to obtain the same count they had in past trials and not from a specific appreciation of the absence of addition or subtraction per se. Obviously, however, much more research on this phenomenon is needed before we can be certain what it signifies. Regardless of whether or not 3-year-olds' conservation of small numbers represents knowledge of the identity rule, it is still commonly anticipated that the identity rule first emerges in reference to small, specifiable numerosities.