December 24, 2013
How to you visualize numbers? Spatially, or in some other way?
For a long time, scientists thought that everyone processed numbers predominantly in a spatial way (low to high numbers visualized as left to right).
More recently, several studies have shown associations between numbers and non-spatial representations of magnitude, such as physical size, grip opening, object graspability, tactile sensation, force (against a button, for example), and luminosity.… read more