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Linguistic effects on the processing of two-digit numbers

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The syntactic structure of numbers in Arabic mainly differs from that of Hebrew in terms of the order of units and decades. In Arabic (inverted), two-digit numbers are written and read from right to left, i.e. the first digit is the units and the second is the decades (24 = four and twenty), while in Hebrew (non-inverted), the reverse. Therefore, studying transcoding in the two languages may enable us to tease out the relative effects of linguistic experience (first versus second language) an...

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10.4236/ojml.2020.101004

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
Scientific Research Publishing
Journal:
Open Journal of Modern Linguistics More from this journal
Volume:
10
Pages:
49-69
Publication date:
2020-02-28
Acceptance date:
2020-02-25
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EISSN:
2164-2834
ISSN:
2164-2818
Language:
English
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1092364
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pubs:1092364
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2020-03-10

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