Attention, automaticity, and developmental dyscalculia.

  title={Attention, automaticity, and developmental dyscalculia.},
  author={Sarit Ashkenazi and Orly Rubinsten and Avishai Henik},
  volume={23 4},
People suffering from developmental dyscalculia (DD) show an abnormal pattern of the size congruity effect. They do not display a facilitation component in a numerical Stroop task. In this task, participants are presented with 2 digits that differ both in physical size and numerical value, and they have to compare the digits while ignoring one of the dimensions. The present study examined performance of those with DD and control participants in the numerical Stroop task under cognitive load… 

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