Negative numbers eliminate, but do not reverse, the attentional SNARC effect.

@article{Dodd2011NegativeNE,
  title={Negative numbers eliminate, but do not reverse, the attentional SNARC effect.},
  author={Michael D. Dodd},
  journal={Psychological research},
  year={2011},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={2-9}
}
Three experiments are reported examining whether the presentation of irrelevant negative numbers at central fixation interacts with attentional orienting beyond fixation. It has been previously shown that number perception influences spatial attention, with the presentation of spatially nonpredictive numbers resulting in the allocation of attention to the left when the number is low (e.g., 1 or 2) and to the right when the number is high (e.g., 8 or 9). In the present experiment, it is examined… CONTINUE READING

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