Spontaneous focusing on numerosity and the arithmetic advantage
Learning and Instruction Volume 40, Number 1, ISSN 0959-4752 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Children show individual differences in their tendency to focus on the numerical aspects of their environment. These individual differences in ‘Spontaneous Focusing on Numerosity’ (SFON) have been shown to predict both current numerical skills and later mathematics success. Here we investigated possible factors which may explain the positive relationship between SFON and symbolic number development. Children aged 4–5 years (
Batchelor, S., Inglis, M. & Gilmore, C. (2015). Spontaneous focusing on numerosity and the arithmetic advantage. Learning and Instruction, 40(1), 79-88. Elsevier Ltd.