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    Finger Counting: The Missing Tool?Michael Andres, Samuel Di Luca & Mauro Pesenti - 2008 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (6):642-643.
    Rips et al. claim that the principles underlying the structure of natural numbers cannot be inferred from interactions with the physical world. However, in their target article they failed to consider an important source of interaction: finger counting. Here, we show that finger counting satisfies all the conditions required for allowing the concept of numbers to emerge from sensorimotor experience through a bottom-up process.
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    Let Us Redeploy Attention to Sensorimotor Experience.Nicolas Michaux, Mauro Pesenti, Arnaud Badets, Samuel Di Luca & Michael Andres - 2010 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (4):283-284.
    With his massive redeployment hypothesis (MRH), Anderson claims that novel cognitive functions are likely to rely on pre-existing circuits already possessing suitable resources. Here, we put forward recent findings from studies in numerical cognition in order to show that the role of sensorimotor experience in the ontogenetical development of a new function has been largely underestimated in Anderson's proposal.
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    Common Mistakes About Numerical Representations.Mauro Pesenti & Michael Andres - 2009 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 (3-4):346-347.
    Cohen Kadosh & Walsh (CK&W) argue that recent findings challenge the hypothesis of abstract numerical representations. Here we show that because, like many other authors in the field, they rely on inaccurate definitions of abstract and non-abstract representations, CK&W fail to provide compelling evidence against the abstract view.
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    Contribution of Motor Representations to Action Verb Processing.Michael Andres, Chiara Finocchiaro, Marco Buiatti & Manuela Piazza - 2015 - Cognition 134:174-184.
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