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Holmes, K. J., & Lourenco, S. F. (2013). When numbers get heavy: Is the mental number line exclusively numerical? PLOS One. PDF

Longo, M. R., Lourenco, S. F., & Francisco, A. (2012). Approaching stimuli bias attention in numercial space. Acta Psychologica, 140, 129-132. PDF

Vasilyeva, M., & Lourenco, S. F. (2012). Development of spatial cognition. Wires Cognitive Science, 3, 349-362. PDF

Holmes, K.J., &amp; Lourenco, S. F. (2012, in press). Orienting numbers in mental space: Horizontal organization trumps vertical.<em> Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. PDF

Vagnoni, E., Lourenco, S. F., & Longo, M. R. (2012). Threat modulates perception of looming visual stimuli. Current Biology, 22, R826-R827.PDF

Bonny, J. W., & Lourenco, S. F. (2012). The approximate number system and its relation to early math achievement: Evidence from the preschool years. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.PDF

Lourenco, S. F., Bonny, J. W., Fernandez, E. P., &Rao, S. (2012). Nonsymbolic number and cumulative area representations contribute shared and unique variance to symbolic math competence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 109, 18737-18742.PDF

Holmes, K. J., & Lourenco, S. F. (2011). Common spatial organization of number and emotional expression: The mental magnitude line. Brain and Cognition, 77, 315-323. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., Addy, D., Huttenlocher, J., & Fabian, L. (2011). Early sex differences in weighting geometric cues. Developmental Science, 14, 1365-1378.PDF

Holmes, K. J., & Lourenco, S. F. (2011). Horizontal trumps vertical in the spatial organization of numerical magnitude. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2276-2281). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Longo, M. R. (2011). Origins and the development of generalized magnitude representation. In S. Dehaene and E. Brannon (Eds.), Space, Time, and Number in the Brain: Searching for the Foundations of Mathematical Thought. (pp. 225-244). Elsevier. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., Longo, M. R., & Pathman, T. (2011). Near space and its relation to claustrophobic fear. Cognition, 119, 448-453. PDF

Vasilyeva, M., & Lourenco, S. F. (2010). Spatial development. In R. Lerner (Ed.), The Handbook of Life-Span Development, W. F. Overton (Ed.), Volume 1: Methods, biology, neuroscience, and cognitive development. (pp. 720-753). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Longo, M. R. (2010). General magnitude representation in human infants. Psychological Science, 21, 873-881. PDF

Longo, M. R., & Lourenco, S. F. (2010). Bisecting the mental number line in near and far space. Brain and Cognition, 72, 362-367PDF

Huttenlocher, J., Lourenco, S. F., & Vasilyeva, M. (2010). Perspectives on spatial development. In K. S. Mix, L. B. Smith, & M. Gasser (Eds.), The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition (pp. 87-101). New York: Oxford University Press. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., Addy, D., & Huttenlocher, J. (2009). Location representation in enclosed spaces: What types of information afford young children an advantage? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 104, 313-325PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Longo, M. R. (2009). The plasticity of near space: Evidence for contraction. Cognition, 12, 451-456.PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Longo, M. R. (2009). Multiple spatial representations of number: Evidence for co-existing compressive and linear scales. Experimental Brain Research, 193, 151-156. PDF

Holmes, K. J., & Lourenco, S. F. (2009). Spatial organization of magnitude in the representation of number and emotion.In N. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2402-2407). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Levine, S. C. (2008). Early numerical representations and the natural numbers: Is there really a complete disconnect? Brain & Behavioral Sciences, 31, 660. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Huttenlocher, J. (2008). The representation of geometric cues in infancy. Infancy, 13, 103-127.PDF

Huttenlocher, J., & Lourenco, S. F. (2007). Coding location in enclosed spaces: Is geometry the principle? Developmental Science, 10, 741-746. PDF

Huttenlocher, J., Hedges, L., Lourenco, S. F., Crawford, L. E., & Corrigan, B. (2007). Estimating stimuli in contrasting categories: Truncation due to boundaries. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 136, 502-519.  PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Huttenlocher, J. (2007). Using geometry to specify location: Implications for spatial coding in children and nonhuman animals. Psychological Research, 71, 252-264.PDF

Huttenlocher, J. & Lourenco, S. F.(2007). Using spatial categories to reason about location. In J. Plumert & J. Spencer (Eds.), The Emerging Spatial Mind (pp. 3-24). New York: Oxford University Press.PDF

Longo, M. R., & Lourenco, S. F. (2007). Space perception and body morphology: Extent of near space scales with arm length. Experimental Brain Research, 177, 285-290.PDF

Longo, M. R., & Lourenco, S. F. (2007). Spatial attention and the mental number line: Evidence for characteristic biases and compression. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1400-1407. PDF

Longo, M. R., & Lourenco, S. F. (2006). On the nature of near space: Effects of tool use and the transition to far space. Neuropsychologia, 44, 977-981. PDF

Lourenco, S. F., & Huttenlocher, J. (2006).How do young children determine location? Evidence from disorientation tasks. Cognition, 100, 511-529.  PDF

Levine, S. C., Vasilyeva, M., Lourenco, S. F., Newcombe, N., & Huttenlocher, J. (2005). Socioeconomic status modifies the sex difference in spatial skill. Psychological Science, 16, 841-845.PDF

Lourenco, S. F., Huttenlocher, J., & Vasilyeva, M. (2005). Toddlers’ representations of space: The role of viewer perspective. Psychological Science, 16, 255-259. PDF

Zelazo, P. D., & Lourenco, S. F. (2003). Imitation and the dialectic of representation. Developmental Review, 23, 55-78.PDF

 

 

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