Numerical representations: abstract or supramodal? Some may be spatial

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 (3-4):354-355 (2009)
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The target article undermines the existence of a shared unitary numerical format, illustrating a variety of representations. The / dichotomy does not capture their specific features. These representations are with respect to the sensory modality of the stimulus, and independent of its specific notation, with a main role of spatial codes, both related and unrelated to the mental number line



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