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Numerical representation: abstract or nonabstract?

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Until now it has been a commonly held view that numbers are represented abstractly in the human brain. However, a recent imaging study challenged the existence of an abstract representation at least of digits and number words, at the brain level, and argued that previous studies and paradigms were not sensitive enough to detect deviations from abstract representation at the behavioural level. The current study addressed this issue with an analysis of distance and sequential effects in magnitu...

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10.1080/17470210801994989

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Cohen Kadosh, R More by this author
Journal:
Quarterly journal of experimental psychology (2006)
Volume:
61
Issue:
8
Pages:
1160-1168
Publication date:
2008-08-05
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EISSN:
1747-0226
ISSN:
1747-0218
URN:
uuid:812027e7-2371-42c7-b411-40c321d42a87
Source identifiers:
244604
Local pid:
pubs:244604

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