Finger Numeral Representations: More than Just Another Symbolic Code

  title={Finger Numeral Representations: More than Just Another Symbolic Code},
  author={Samuel Di Luca and Mauro Pesenti},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
Representing numerosities with finger configurations offers children the opportunity to learn and internalize fundamental properties of natural numbers through sensory– motor interactions with the world. Recent findings show that even educated adults use their fingers as a visuo-motor support to process, represent, and communicate numerosities. Indeed, using fingers to represent numerosities prototypically has been shown to give the corresponding finger configurations a special status in long… CONTINUE READING
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