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Spatial-numerical associations in humans


Greenacre, Luke et al. (2021), Spatial-numerical associations in humans, Dryad, Dataset,


Number sense requires an ability to estimate values and respective differences - although how brains most efficiently processes information remains unknown. We tested if participants demonstrate processing preferences for horizontal or vertical representations during paired number comparisons. For numbers above the subitizing range of 1-4 with the largest number positioned upwards, participants demonstrated significantly faster and more accurate responses.