Core information processing deficits in developmental dyscalculia and low numeracy.

@article{Iuculano2008CoreIP,
  title={Core information processing deficits in developmental dyscalculia and low numeracy.},
  author={Teresa Iuculano and Joey Tang and C. Brian Hall and Brian Butterworth},
  journal={Developmental science},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={669-80}
}
There are two different conceptions of the innate basis for numerical abilities. On the one hand, it is claimed that infants possess a 'number module' that enables them to construct concepts of the exact numerosities of sets upon which arithmetic develops (e.g. Butterworth, 1999; Gelman & Gallistel, 1978). On the other hand, it has been proposed that infants are equipped only with a sense of approximate numerosities (e.g. Feigenson, Dehaene & Spelke, 2004), upon which the concepts of exact… CONTINUE READING
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