Perceptual Input Is Not Conceptual Content

Trends in Cognitive Sciences 23 (8):636-638 (2019)
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Can we represent number approximately? A seductive reductionist notion is that participants in number tasks rely on continuous extent cues (e.g.,area) and therefore that the representations underlying performance lack numerical content. I suggest that this notion embraces a misconception: that perceptual input determines conceptual content.
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