Publications

Publications (Journal articles, chapters, and proceedings)

Lourenco, S. F. & Aulet, L. S. (under review). A theory of perceptual number encoding.

Aulet, L. S., Yousif, S. R, & Lourenco, S. F. (2021, in press). Spatial-numerical associations from a novel paradigm support the Mental Number Line account. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2021). The relative salience of numerical and non-numerical dimensions shifts over development: A re-analysis of Tomlinson, DeWind, and Brannon (2020). Cognition.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2021). Number and cumulative surface area are perceived holistically as integral dimensions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 150, 145 - 156.

Aulet, L. S., Chiu, V. C., Prichard, A., Spivak, M., Lourenco, S. F., & Berns, G. S. (2020). Canine sense of quantity: evidence for numerical ratio-dependent activation in parietotemporal cortex. Biology Letters, 15, 20190666.

Lourenco, S. F. & Aulet, L. S. (2019). Cross-magnitude interactions across development: Longitudinal support for a general magnitude system. Developmental Science, 22, e12707.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2018). The developing mental number line: Does its directionality relate to 5- to 7-year-old children’s mathematical abilities? Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1142.

Lourenco, S. F., Cheung, C., & Aulet, L. S. (2018). Is visuospatial reasoning related to early mathematical development? A critical review. In: Henik A and Fias W, eds. Heterogeneity of Function in Numerical Cognition. San Diego: Academic Press, 2018: 177-209.

Aulet, L. S., Yousif, S. R, & Lourenco, S. F. (2017). Numbers uniquely bias spatial attention: A novel paradigm for understanding spatial-numerical associations. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. J. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 75-80). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Lourenco, S. F., Aulet, L. S., Ayzenberg, V., Cheung, C. -N., & Holmes, K. J. (2017). Right idea, wrong magnitude system. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, e177.


Manuscripts in preparation for publication

Persichetti, A. S.*, Aulet, L. S.*, Dilks, D. D., & Lourenco, S. F. (in prep). Conjoint and independent representations of numerosity and area in human intraparietal cortex. *shared authorship

.Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (in prep). No universal number bias: evaluating the role of perceptual discriminability in magnitude categorization

.Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (in prep). Visual adaptation reveals non-opponent multichannel coding for numerosity.

.Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (in prep). Number is not an independent perceptual dimension. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.


Conference Presentations

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2020). Visual adaptation reveals non-opponent multichannel coding for numerosity. Poster presented at the 20th annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society. St. Pete Beach, FL.

Aulet, L. S., Casey, K. B., & Lourenco, S. F. (2019). Number bias during categorization is driven by relative discriminability, not universal preference. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. Louisville, KY.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2019). Perceptual relations between number and area across development. Talk given at the 41st annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Montreal, CA.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2019). Garnering support for number and area as integral dimensions. Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Montreal, CA.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2019). Understanding number and area as integral dimensions. Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society. St. Pete Beach, FL.

Chiu, V. C., Aulet, L. S., Lourenco, S.F., & Berns, G. S. (2018). Differential activation in canine cortex in response to changes in numerosity and object size. Poster presented at the Emory Undergraduate Research Symposium. Atlanta, Georgia.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2017). Examining the development and functional role of spatial-numerical representations. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. Portland, Oregon.

Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2017). Longitudinal support for the stability of cross-magnitude associations. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society. Portland, Oregon.

Aulet, L. S., Yousif, S. R, & Lourenco, S. F. (2017). Numbers uniquely bias spatial attention: A novel paradigm for understanding spatial-numerical associations. Paper presented at the 39th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. London, England, UK.

Persichetti, A. S., Aulet, L. S., Dilks, D. D., & Lourenco, S. F. (2017). Conjoint and independent representation of numerosity and area in human intraparietal cortex. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society. St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Yousif, S. R., Norman, E. M., Aulet, L. S. & Lourenco, S. F. (2017). Spatial development in a sample of Samoan children. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Austin, TX.

Volk, D. T., Aulet, L. S., McLafferty, M. K., Sovocool, B. A., Lalo, L. A., Ebbers, M. E., & DeHart, G. B. (2014). Assertive and affiliative language in adolescents’ conflicts with siblings and friends. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. San Francisco, CA.

Aulet, L. S. (2014). The mental magnitude line with uncrossed and crossed hands: a replication of Holmes & Lourenco (2011). Talk given at the 8th annual SUNY Geneseo Undergraduate Research Exposition. Geneseo, NY.

McGuey, D. E., Tiede, G. M., Derella, O. J., Volk, D. T., McLafferty, M. K., Aulet, L. S. & DeHart, G. B. (2013). Assertive and affiliative language in 7-year-olds’ interactions with siblings and friends. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Seattle, WA.