Flexible spatial mapping of different notations of numbers in Chinese readers.

@article{Hung2008FlexibleSM,
  title={Flexible spatial mapping of different notations of numbers in Chinese readers.},
  author={Yi-Hui Hung and Daisy L. Hung and Ovid J. L. Tzeng and Denise H. Wu},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2008},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={1441-50}
}
The spatial component of numerical and ordinal information has been explored in previous research. However, how such mapping emerges and how it is affected by the learning experience are issues still under debate. In the current study, we examined the orientation of the mental number line for different numerical notations (e.g., "1", "---", "[symbol: see text]") in Chinese readers. Our data demonstrated that Arabic numbers are mentally aligned horizontally with a left-to-right directionality… CONTINUE READING

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