Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Authors' Response

Non-abstract numerical representations in the IPS: Further support, challenges, and clarifications

Roi Cohen Kadosha1 and Vincent Walsha1

a1 Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, United Kingdom.


The commentators have raised many pertinent points that allow us to refine and clarify our view. We classify our response comments into seven sections: automaticity; developmental and educational questions; priming; multiple representations or multiple access(?); terminology; methodological advances; and simulated cognition and numerical cognition. We conclude that the default numerical representations are not abstract.

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