Singing numbers... In cognitive space

M.H. Fischer, M. Riello, E. Rusconi, B.L. Giordano

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    Abstract

    We assessed the automaticity of spatial-numerical and spatial-musical associations with a dual-task paradigm. Participants performed magnitude and pitch comparisons on sung numbers with variable pitch. Concomitant tasks required retention of either colour or location information. Results suggest that spatial associations of both magnitude and pitch are resource-dependent and that the spatial association for pitch is more powerful than that for magnitude.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Symposium on Mathematical Practice and Cognition
    Subtitle of host publicationA Symposium at the AISB 2010 Convention
    PublisherSociety for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour
    Pages16-17
    Number of pages2
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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