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Advances in Psychological Science    2016, Vol. 24 Issue (8) : 1207-1216     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2016.01207
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Magnitude representation of fraction
SUN Yu; SI Jiwei; HUANG Bijuan
(School of Psychology, Shandong Normal University, Jinan 250358, China)
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Abstract  

Magnitude representation of fraction has become one of key issues in contemporary mathematical cognition field. Based on the latest ten-year studies, some new developments of investigations in fraction magnitude representation were reviewed. First, it was summarized how magnitude representation of fraction developed. Then the different fraction magnitude representations were introduced, and some tasks and background factors that affected magnitude representation of fraction were systematically analyzed. In addition, the relationships and differences between magnitude representation of fraction and whole number or decimal fraction were also explored. Future researchers should pay more attentions to individual differences in fraction representation, and cross-cultural investigations and other intervention aspects to strengthen the understandings on fraction representation.

Keywords fraction      magnitude representation      componential representation      holistic representation     
Corresponding Authors: SI Jiwei, E-mail: sijiwei1974@126.com    
Issue Date: 15 August 2016
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SUN Yu,SI Jiwei,HUANG Bijuan. Magnitude representation of fraction[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2016, 24(8): 1207-1216.
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http://journal.psych.ac.cn/xlkxjz/EN/10.3724/SP.J.1042.2016.01207     OR     http://journal.psych.ac.cn/xlkxjz/EN/Y2016/V24/I8/1207
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