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From magnitude to natural numbers: A developmental neurocognitive perspective

Kadosh, RC; Walsh, V; (2008) From magnitude to natural numbers: A developmental neurocognitive perspective. BEHAV BRAIN SCI , 31 (6) 647 -648. 10.1017/S0140525X08005621. Green open access

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Abstract

In their target article, Rips et al. have presented the view that there is no necessary dependency between natural numbers and internal magnitude. However, they do not give enough weight to neuroimaging an neuropsychological studies. We provide evidence demonstrating that the acquisition of natural numbers depends on magnitude representation and that natural numbers develop Front a general magnitude mechanism in the parietal lobes.

Type: Article
Title: From magnitude to natural numbers: A developmental neurocognitive perspective
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X08005621
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X08005621
Language: English
Additional information: © 2008 Cambridge University Press
Keywords: BRAIN-DEVELOPMENT, DYSCALCULIA, REPRESENTATION, ACTIVATION, QUANTITY
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Psychology and Language Sciences (Division of) > Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/179243
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