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Exceptional abilities in the spatial representation of numbers and time: insights from synesthesia.

Abstract:

In the study of basic and high-level cognitive functions, neuroscientists, psychologists, and philosophers have tended to focus on normal psychological processes and on deficits in these processes, whereas the study of exceptional abilities has been largely neglected. Here the authors emphasize the value of researching exceptional abilities. They make the case that studies of exceptional representations, such as of time, number, and space in synesthesia, can provide us with insights regarding...

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10.1177/1073858411402835

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Journal:
The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
208-215
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1089-4098
ISSN:
1073-8584
URN:
uuid:6578c28c-0555-4179-993d-96d1c973356d
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244625
Local pid:
pubs:244625

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