Neurocognitive start-up tools for symbolic number representations.

  title={Neurocognitive start-up tools for symbolic number representations.},
  author={Manuela Piazza},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  volume={14 12},
Attaching meaning to arbitrary symbols (i.e. words) is a complex and lengthy process. In the case of numbers, it was previously suggested that this process is grounded on two early pre-verbal systems for numerical quantification: the approximate number system (ANS or 'analogue magnitude'), and the object tracking system (OTS or 'parallel individuation… CONTINUE READING