Theory-based assessment of acquired dyscalculia

Michael McCloskey, Donna Aliminosa, Paul Macaruso

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This article describes a theory-based approach to assessment of acquired dyscalculia. A model of the normal cognitive number-processing/calculation system is presented, and methods are discussed for characterizing number-processing/calculation deficits in terms of functional damage to the mechanisms specified in the model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-308
Number of pages24
JournalBrain and Cognition
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience


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