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Not all basic number representations are analog: Place coding as a precursor of the natural number system

  • Wim Fias (a1) and Tom Verguts (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X08005669
  • Published online: 11 December 2008
Abstract
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Rips et al.'s arguments for rejecting basic number representations as a precursor of the natural number system are exclusively based on analog number coding. We argue that these arguments do not apply to place coding, a type of basic number representation that is not considered by Rips et al.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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