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"No fingers, no SNARC?" A new study is out in Acta Psychologica

October 12, 2022

Our new paper on the relationship between finger counting routines and SNARC effect is out in Acta Psychologica. In a nutshell:

  • Finger counting starting hand and the SNARC slopes were not related.
  • When individual prevalence of the SNARC was considered, stable left-starters were more likely to reveal a reliable SNARC.
  • Finger counting starting hand stability was not related to the SNARC effect.
  • Our findings show some limits of the embodied cognition stance in explaining Spatial-Numerical Associations.

Our new paper is available in open access mode:

Hohol, M., Wołoszyn, K., & Cipora, K. (2022). No fingers, no SNARC? Neither the finger counting starting hand, nor its stability robustly affect the SNARC effect. Acta Psychologica, 230, 103765.

Additionally, we published a related popular science content in Tygodnik Powszechny (in Polish; sorry for a paywall):

Hohol, M., Wołoszyn-Hohol, K. (2022). Kryzys ucieleśnienia. Tygodnik Powszechny, 36(3817), 64-68.

MCLL is funded by the Excellence Initiative – Jagiellonian University within the Priority Research Area Society of the Future
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