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Lexicologic Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience

The Number Sense: How the Mind Creates Mathematics (1999) and Reading in the Brain (2009), by Stanislas Dehaene, provide insights that can aid in the construction of computational lexicons. Dehaene describes how both reading and mathematics recruit structures of the brain that evolved for other purposes (the neuronal recycling hypothesis). There is a visual recognition […]

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