Interactions between number and space in parietal cortex

  title={Interactions between number and space in parietal cortex},
  author={Edward M. Hubbard and Manuela Piazza and Philippe Pinel and Stanislas Dehaene},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
Since the time of Pythagoras, numerical and spatial representations have been inextricably linked. We suggest that the relationship between the two is deeply rooted in the brain's organization for these capacities. Many behavioural and patient studies have shown that numerical–spatial interactions run far deeper than simply cultural constructions, and, instead, influence behaviour at several levels. By combining two previously independent lines of research, neuroimaging studies of numerical… 
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