Jessica F Cantlon

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Spontaneous analog number representations in 3-year-old children
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neurocience and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Dev Sci 13:289-97. 2010
  2. pmc Beyond the number domain
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:83-91. 2009
  3. pmc Comment on "Log or linear? Distinct intuitions of the number scale in Western and Amazonian indigene cultures"
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Science 323:38; author reply 38. 2009
  4. pmc The neural development of an abstract concept of number
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2217-29. 2009
  5. pmc Basic math in monkeys and college students
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e328. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity impairs numerical matching but not numerical ordering in preschool children
    Jessica Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Dev Sci 10:431-40. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint How much does number matter to a monkey (Macaca mulatta)?
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0999, USA
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:32-41. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adding up the effects of cultural experience on the brain
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:1-4. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Shared system for ordering small and large numbers in monkeys and humans
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychological, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:401-6. 2006
  10. pmc Functional imaging of numerical processing in adults and 4-y-old children
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e125. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Spontaneous analog number representations in 3-year-old children
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neurocience and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Dev Sci 13:289-97. 2010
    ..These findings provide evidence of young children's greater sensitivity to number relative to other quantities and demonstrate continuity in the process they spontaneously recruit to judge small and large values...
  2. pmc Beyond the number domain
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:83-91. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Comment on "Log or linear? Distinct intuitions of the number scale in Western and Amazonian indigene cultures"
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Science 323:38; author reply 38. 2009
    ..However, their data do not rule out the alternative conclusion that Mundurucu speakers encode numbers linearly with scalar variability and psychologically construct space-number mappings by analogy...
  4. pmc The neural development of an abstract concept of number
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:2217-29. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Basic math in monkeys and college students
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e328. 2007
    ..Our data demonstrate that nonverbal arithmetic is not unique to humans but is instead part of an evolutionarily primitive system for mathematical thinking shared by monkeys...
  6. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity impairs numerical matching but not numerical ordering in preschool children
    Jessica Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Dev Sci 10:431-40. 2007
    ..We suggest that nonverbal numerical abstraction occurs early in development, but specific task objectives may prevent children from engaging in numerical abstraction...
  7. ncbi request reprint How much does number matter to a monkey (Macaca mulatta)?
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0999, USA
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 33:32-41. 2007
    ..Contrary to the last-resort hypothesis, all monkeys based their decisions on numerical value when the numerical ratio was favorable...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adding up the effects of cultural experience on the brain
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:1-4. 2007
    ..Their results raise important questions about the cognitive and neural specificity of cultural influences on mathematical processes and the core nature of mathematical cognition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Shared system for ordering small and large numbers in monkeys and humans
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychological, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:401-6. 2006
    ..The qualitative and quantitative similarity in their performance provides the strongest evidence to date of a single nonverbal, evolutionarily primitive mechanism for representing and comparing numerical values...
  10. pmc Functional imaging of numerical processing in adults and 4-y-old children
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e125. 2006
    ..More broadly, this is also, to our knowledge, the first cognitive fMRI study to test healthy children as young as 4 y, providing new insights into the neurophysiology of human cognitive development...
  11. pmc Semantic congruity affects numerical judgments similarly in monkeys and humans
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Box 90999, Durham, NC 27708 0999, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16507-11. 2005
    ..This finding demonstrates a semantic congruity effect in a nonlinguistic animal and provides strong evidence for an evolutionarily primitive magnitude-comparison algorithm common to humans and monkeys...
  12. ncbi request reprint Numerical abstraction: it ain't broke
    Jessica F Cantlon
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 32:331-2; discussion 356-73. 2009
    ..Additionally, much of the behavioral and neural data cited to support CK&W's proposal is, in fact, neutral on the issue of numerical abstraction...
  13. pmc Context affects the numerical semantic congruity effect in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    Sarah M Jones
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0999, United States
    Behav Processes 83:191-6. 2010
    ..Thus our data provide further evidence for the existence of a shared numerical comparison process in monkeys and humans...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of reference points in ordinal numerical comparisons by rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    Elizabeth M Brannon
    Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 32:120-34. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Infants' use of category knowledge and object attributes when segregating objects at 8.5 months of age
    Amy Needham
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0086, USA
    Cogn Psychol 53:345-60. 2006
    ..These results suggest that on the basis of extensive experience with an object category, infants come to identify novel members of that category and expect them to possess the attributes typical of that category...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cognitive imitation in 2-year-old children (Homo sapiens): a comparison with rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta)
    Francys Subiaul
    Department of Speech and Hearing Science, The George Washington University, 1922 F Street, NW 406E, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Anim Cogn 10:369-75. 2007
    ..These results provide clear evidence that monkeys and humans share the ability to imitate novel cognitive rules (cognitive imitation)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cognitive imitation in rhesus macaques
    Francys Subiaul
    Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 305:407-10. 2004
    ..Both monkeys learned new sequences more rapidly after observing an expert execute those sequences than when they had to learn new sequences entirely by trial and error...