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Symbolic, numeric, and magnitude representations in the parietal cortex

  • Miriam Rosenberg-Lee (a1), Jessica M. Tsang (a2) and Vinod Menon (a1) (a3) (a4)

We concur with Cohen Kadosh & Walsh (CK&W) that representation of numbers in the parietal cortex is format dependent. In addition, we suggest that all formats do not automatically, and equally, access analog magnitude representation in the intraparietal sulcus (IPS). Understanding how development, learning, and context lead to differential access of analog magnitude representation is a key question for future research.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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