Symbolic and non-symbolic distance effects in children and their connection with arithmetic skills

@article{Lonnemann2011SymbolicAN,
  title={Symbolic and non-symbolic distance effects in children and their connection with arithmetic skills},
  author={Jan Lonnemann and Janosch Linkersd{\"o}rfer and Marcus Hasselhorn and Sven Lindberg},
  journal={Journal of Neurolinguistics},
  year={2011},
  volume={24},
  pages={583-591}
}
The ability to compare numerical magnitudes is assumingly related to children’s arithmetic skills. The role of symbolic and non-symbolic number representations in this relationship is, however, still a matter of debate. To address this issue we assessed addition and subtraction skills of 8–10-year-old children (n 1⁄4 35) and asked them to compare numerical magnitudes of dot patterns and Arabic digits in different numerical ranges. Results revealed that the relationship between numerical… CONTINUE READING
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