Manuela Piazza

Summary

Affiliation: University of Trento
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Exact and approximate judgements of visual and auditory numerosity: an fMRI study
    Manuela Piazza
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Brain Res 1106:177-88. 2006
  2. doi Neural foundations and functional specificity of number representations
    Manuela Piazza
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, INSERM, Gif sur Yvette, France Neurospin Center, DSV, I2BM, CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France University of Paris 11, Orsay, France Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 83:257-73. 2016
  3. pmc Education enhances the acuity of the nonverbal approximate number system
    Manuela Piazza
    Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, INSERM, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Psychol Sci 24:1037-43. 2013
  4. doi How humans count: numerosity and the parietal cortex
    Manuela Piazza
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy
    Neuroscientist 15:261-73. 2009
  5. ncbi A magnitude code common to numerosities and number symbols in human intraparietal cortex
    Manuela Piazza
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, F 91401 Orsay, France
    Neuron 53:293-305. 2007
  6. doi Neural mechanisms of attentional shifts due to irrelevant spatial and numerical cues
    Mariagrazia Ranzini
    INSERM, U562, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Gif Yvette, France
    Neuropsychologia 47:2615-24. 2009
  7. doi What information is critical to elicit interference in number-form synaesthesia?
    Edward M Hubbard
    INSERM CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA SAC DSV I2BM NeuroSpin, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Cortex 45:1200-16. 2009
  8. ncbi Interactions between number and space in parietal cortex
    Edward M Hubbard
    INSERM Unit 562 Cognitive Neuroimaging, Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, 4 Place du General Leclerc, F94101 Orsay, France
    Nat Rev Neurosci 6:435-48. 2005
  9. doi Does subitizing reflect numerical estimation?
    Susannah K Revkin
    INSERM, U562, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Gif Yvette, France
    Psychol Sci 19:607-14. 2008
  10. doi Objects, numbers, fingers, space: clustering of ventral and dorsal functions in young children and adults
    Alessandro Chinello
    CIMEC, University of Trento, Italy
    Dev Sci 16:377-93. 2013

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi Exact and approximate judgements of visual and auditory numerosity: an fMRI study
    Manuela Piazza
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Brain Res 1106:177-88. 2006
    ..Counting activates additional left prefrontal, parietal, and bilateral premotor areas, again independently from stimulus modality. These results dissociate two neuronal systems that underlie different numerosity judgements...
  2. doi Neural foundations and functional specificity of number representations
    Manuela Piazza
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, INSERM, Gif sur Yvette, France Neurospin Center, DSV, I2BM, CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France University of Paris 11, Orsay, France Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 83:257-73. 2016
    ..Evidence points to a convergence towards parietal cortex for the semantic coding of numerical symbols and to the bilateral occipitotemporal cortex for the shape coding of Arabic digits and other number symbols. ..
  3. pmc Education enhances the acuity of the nonverbal approximate number system
    Manuela Piazza
    Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, INSERM, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Psychol Sci 24:1037-43. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that symbolic and nonsymbolic numerical thinking mutually enhance one another over the course of mathematics instruction...
  4. doi How humans count: numerosity and the parietal cortex
    Manuela Piazza
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy
    Neuroscientist 15:261-73. 2009
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  5. ncbi A magnitude code common to numerosities and number symbols in human intraparietal cortex
    Manuela Piazza
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, F 91401 Orsay, France
    Neuron 53:293-305. 2007
    ..They support the idea that symbols acquire meaning by linking neural populations coding symbol shapes to those holding nonsymbolic representations of quantities...
  6. doi Neural mechanisms of attentional shifts due to irrelevant spatial and numerical cues
    Mariagrazia Ranzini
    INSERM, U562, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Gif Yvette, France
    Neuropsychologia 47:2615-24. 2009
    ....
  7. doi What information is critical to elicit interference in number-form synaesthesia?
    Edward M Hubbard
    INSERM CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA SAC DSV I2BM NeuroSpin, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Cortex 45:1200-16. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi Interactions between number and space in parietal cortex
    Edward M Hubbard
    INSERM Unit 562 Cognitive Neuroimaging, Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, 4 Place du General Leclerc, F94101 Orsay, France
    Nat Rev Neurosci 6:435-48. 2005
    ....
  9. doi Does subitizing reflect numerical estimation?
    Susannah K Revkin
    INSERM, U562, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Gif Yvette, France
    Psychol Sci 19:607-14. 2008
    ....
  10. doi Objects, numbers, fingers, space: clustering of ventral and dorsal functions in young children and adults
    Alessandro Chinello
    CIMEC, University of Trento, Italy
    Dev Sci 16:377-93. 2013
    ....
  11. ncbi Distributed and overlapping cerebral representations of number, size, and luminance during comparative judgments
    Philippe Pinel
    INSERM Unit 562, Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, CEA DRM DSV, 4 Place du General Leclerc, 91401 Orsay Cedex, France
    Neuron 41:983-93. 2004
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  12. doi Subitizing reflects visuo-spatial object individuation capacity
    Manuela Piazza
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy
    Cognition 121:147-53. 2011
    ..Here we provide first direct evidence for the alternative object indexing hypothesis, and show that subitizing reflects a domain general mechanism shared with other tasks that require multiple object individuation...
  13. doi Numerical abilities of school-age children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD): A behavioral and eye-tracking study
    Alice Gomez
    Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA DRF I2BM, INSERM, Universite Paris Sud, Université Paris Saclay, NeuroSpin Center, 91191 Gif Yvette, France
    Hum Mov Sci . 2016
    ..We suggest that the shift to a linear trend reflects the ability of DCD children to use efficient strategies to solve the task despite a possibly more imprecise underlying numerical acuity...
  14. pmc The role of attentional priority and saliency in determining capacity limits in enumeration and visual working memory
    David Melcher
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e29296. 2011
    ..Overall, the pattern of results suggests that our abilities to enumerate and remember small groups of stimuli are grounded in an attentional priority or salience map which represents the location of important items...
  15. doi Neurocognitive start-up tools for symbolic number representations
    Manuela Piazza
    INSERM, U562, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA SAC DSV DRM Neurospin Center, Bât 145, Point Courier 156, F 91191 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:542-51. 2010
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  16. doi Developmental trajectory of number acuity reveals a severe impairment in developmental dyscalculia
    Manuela Piazza
    INSERM CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Cognition 116:33-41. 2010
    ..These results establish for the first time a clear association between dyscalculia and impaired "number sense", and they may open up new horizons for the early diagnosis and rehabilitation of mathematical learning deficits...
  17. doi Verbal numerosity estimation deficit in the context of spared semantic representation of numbers: a neuropsychological study of a patient with frontal lesions
    Susannah K Revkin
    INSERM, U562, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, F 91191 Gif Yvette, France
    Neuropsychologia 46:2463-75. 2008
    ..This case study allows disentangling different processes involved in estimation and contributes to a better understanding of the cognitive estimation deficits frequently reported for patients with frontal lesions...
  18. doi A shared, flexible neural map architecture reflects capacity limits in both visual short-term memory and enumeration
    Andre Knops
    Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, I 38068 Rovereto, Italy, Department of Psychology, Humboldt University of Berlin, D 12489 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 34:9857-66. 2014
    ..Together, our work supports the existence of a common, flexible system underlying capacity limits across tasks in PPC that may take the form of a saliency map. ..
  19. doi Word meaning in the ventral visual path: a perceptual to conceptual gradient of semantic coding
    Valentina Borghesani
    École Doctorale Cerveau Cognition Comportement, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, 75005 Paris, France Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA DRF I2BM, INSERM, Universite Paris Sud, Université Paris Saclay, NeuroSpin Center, 91191 Gif Yvette, France Neurospin Center, Institute of Bioimaging, Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, F 91191 Gif Yvette, France Center for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, 38068 Rovereto, Italy Electronic address
    Neuroimage 143:128-140. 2016
    ..This anteroposterior gradient of information content indicates that different areas along the ventral stream encode complementary dimensions of the semantic space...
  20. doi Mathematical difficulties in developmental coordination disorder: Symbolic and nonsymbolic number processing
    Alice Gomez
    INSERM, U992, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA SAC DSV DRM NEUROSPIN, Bât 145, Point courrier 156, F 91191 Gif Yvette, France CEA, DSV I2BM, NeuroSpin Center, Bât 145, Point courrier 156, F 91191 Gif Yvette, France Univ Paris Sud, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Bât 300, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Res Dev Disabil 43:167-78. 2015
    ..A systematic assessment of numerical cognition in children with DCD could provide a more comprehensive picture of their deficits and help in proposing specific remediation...
  21. pmc Single-trial classification of parallel pre-attentive and serial attentive processes using functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Manuela Piazza
    Inserm U562 NeuroImagerie Cognitive, Service Hospitalier Frederic Joliot, CEA DRM DSV, 4 Place du General Leclerc, F 91401 Orsay Cedex, France
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1237-45. 2003
    ..Beyond the subitizing/counting debate, this approach may prove useful to probe the attentional demands of other cognitive tasks...
  22. ncbi Tuning curves for approximate numerosity in the human intraparietal sulcus
    Manuela Piazza
    Unité INSERM 562 Cognitive Neuroimaging, CEA DSV, 91401 Orsay Cedex, France
    Neuron 44:547-55. 2004
    ..Anatomically, the intraparietal site coding for number in humans is compatible with that observed in macaque monkeys. Our results therefore suggest an evolutionary basis for human elementary arithmetic...
  23. ncbi Are subitizing and counting implemented as separate or functionally overlapping processes?
    Manuela Piazza
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom
    Neuroimage 15:435-46. 2002
    ..Results speak against the idea of the two processes being implemented in separable neural systems...