# Squeezing, striking, and vocalizing: Is number representation fundamentally spatial?

@article{Nez2011SqueezingSA, title={Squeezing, striking, and vocalizing: Is number representation fundamentally spatial?}, author={Rafael E. N{\'u}{\~n}ez and D Doan and Anastasia Nikoulina}, journal={Cognition}, year={2011}, volume={120}, pages={225-235} }

## 25 Citations

Making SNAP Judgments: Rethinking the Spatial Representation of Number

- PsychologyCogSci
- 2011

There was a significant interaction between pitch and number magnitude, analogous to the interaction between space and number: participants were faster to produce “high” pitches in response to “ high” numbers.

Not All Continuous Dimensions Map Equally: Number-Brightness Mapping in Human Infants

- PsychologyPloS one
- 2013

It is shown that infants are able to learn and productively use mappings between brightness and number when they are positively related, and fail at transferring the discrimination from one dimension (number) to the other (brightness).

What Is in a Reach? Domain-General Spatial Modulation of Motor Responses by Number Representations

- Psychology, BiologyJ. Numer. Cogn.
- 2017

Testing the generality of interactions between the motor system and numerical processing by comparing subjects' reach trajectories during two different nonverbal tasks found that reaching patterns were practically identical in both tasks.

Nature and culture of finger counting: Diversity and representational effects of an embodied cognitive tool

- PsychologyCognition
- 2012

Varieties of quantity estimation in children.

- PsychologyDevelopmental psychology
- 2015

The findings demonstrate that estimation of numerical and non-numerical quantities is based on different processing strategies and follow different developmental trajectories.

Doing Arithmetic by Hand: Hand Movements during Exact Arithmetic Reveal Systematic, Dynamic Spatial Processing

- PsychologyQuarterly journal of experimental psychology
- 2014

These results are the first evidence that exact, symbolic arithmetic prompts systematic spatial processing associated with mental calculation, and discuss the possibility that mathematical calculation relies, in part, on an integrated system of spatial processes.

On the origins of logarithmic number-to-position mapping.

- PsychologyPsychological review
- 2016

The small-number advantage and the log effect are enhanced in dual-task setting and are further enhanced when the delay between the 2 tasks is shortened, suggesting that these effects originate from a central stage of quantification and decision making.

The origins and structure of quantitative concepts

- PsychologyCognitive neuropsychology
- 2012

Evidence that there are fundamental cognitive and neural relations among different quantitative dimensions (number, size, time, pitch, loudness, and brightness) is reviewed and some possible conceptualizations for how different quantitative dimension could come to be related over both ontogenetic and phylogenetic time scales are outlined.

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