Asymmetrical interference between number and item size perception provides evidence for a domain specific impairment in dyscalculia.

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Castaldi, Elisa; Mirassou, Anne; Dehaene, Stanislas; Piazza, Manuela; Eger, Evelyn;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 13,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209256&type=printable, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209256, pmc: PMC6294370
  • Subject: Research Article | Memory | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (all); Agricultural and Biological Sciences (all) | Mathematics | Physical Sciences | Psychology | Working Memory | Behavior | Neurology | Sensory Perception | Biology and Life Sciences | Cognition | Neuroscience | Neuropsychology | Medicine | Psychophysics | Vision | Neuropsychological Testing | Q | R | Learning and Memory | Cognitive Neurology | Social Sciences | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Cognitive Neuroscience | Cognitive Science

Dyscalculia, a specific learning disability that impacts arithmetical skills, has previously been associated to a deficit in the precision of the system that estimates the approximate number of objects in visual scenes (the so called ‘number sense’ system). However, bec... View more
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