Measuring the approximate number system.

  title={Measuring the approximate number system.},
  author={Camilla K. Gilmore and Nina Attridge and Matthew Inglis},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  volume={64 11},
Recent theories in numerical cognition propose the existence of an approximate number system (ANS) that supports the representation and processing of quantity information without symbols. It has been claimed that this system is present in infants, children, and adults, that it supports learning of symbolic mathematics, and that correctly harnessing the system during tuition will lead to educational benefits. Various experimental tasks have been used to investigate individuals' ANSs, and it has… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
47 Citations
30 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 47 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 references

The reliability of and the relation between non-symbolic numerical distance effects

  • D. Sasanguie, E. Defever, E. Van den Bussche, B. Reynvoet
  • Acta Psychologica,
  • 2011
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…