Number-space mapping in human infants.

@article{Hevia2010NumberspaceMI,
  title={Number-space mapping in human infants.},
  author={Maria-Dolores de Hevia and Elizabeth S. Spelke},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={653-60}
}
Mature representations of number are built on a core system of numerical representation that connects to spatial representations in the form of a mental number line. The core number system is functional in early infancy, but little is known about the origins of the mapping of numbers onto space. In this article, we show that preverbal infants transfer the… CONTINUE READING