The impact of language modality on number sense and arithmetic processing (adult study)

ID: 4032
School: Research Center/Lab
Program: Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN)
Status: Ongoing
Start date: October 2019
End Date: December 2021


In this research project we investigate how using a visual language might support and impact basic number and arithmetic processing abilities. We specifically investigate processing of non symbolic number quantities, symbolic Arabic digit comparison, symbolic ASL number comparison and single digit arithmetic problems in native, early exposed, American Sign Language users.

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Berteletti, I., Sullivan, S.J.*, & Lancaster, L.* (2021). The unexplored role of handshape similarity in processing numbers on the hands. Journal of Numerical Cognition, 7(2), 156-171.