Look at these beautiful sounding papers — might have read one or two before:
The Multiple-Demand System of the Primate Brain: Mental Programs for Intelligent Behaviour.
Do Monkeys Think in Metaphors? Representations of Space and Time in Monkeys and Humans.
Time in the Mind: Using Space to Think About Time.
Darwin’s Mistake: Explaining the Discontinuity Between Human and Nonhuman Minds.
Non-Verbal Numerical Cognition: From Reals to Integers.
A Theory of Magnitude: Common Cortical Metrics of Time, Space and Quantity.
Saccades Compress Space, Time and Number.
Empirical Support for Higher-Order Theories of Conscious Awareness.