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2011 - 2013
 

Sensitivity to numerosity is not a unique visuospatial psychophysical predictor of mathematical ability by Marc S. Tibber, Gemma S. L. Manasseh, Richard C. Clarke, Galina Gagin, Sonja N. Swanbeck, Brian Butterworth, R. Beau Lotto & Steven C. Dakin in Vision Research, 89, 1 - 9. (PDF). (30th August 2013).

The Brain or the Universe - Where Does Math Come from. A Kavli Foundation Spotlight Videocast Discussion with Bruce Lieberman, Brian Butterworth, Max Tegmark and Raphael Nuñez on YouTube. (7th August 2013).

Developmental trajectories of grey and white matter in dyscalculia by Ashish Ranpura, Elizabeth Isaacs, Caroline Edmonds, Mary Rogers, Julie Lanigan, Atul Singhal, John Clayden, Chris Clark & Brian Butterworth in Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 2 (2), 56 - 64. (PDF). (June 2013).

Collective enumeration by Bahador Bahrami, Daniele Didino, Chris Frith, , Brian Butterworth & Geraint Rees in Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39 (2), 338 - 347. (PDF). (April 2013).

Sensitivity to numerosity is not a unique visuospatial psychophysical predictor of mathematical ability by Marc S. Tibber, Gemma S. L. Manasseh, Richard C. Clarke, Galina Gagin, Sonja N. Swanbeck, Brian Butterworth, R. Beau Lotto & Steven C. Dakin in Vision Research, 89, 1 - 9. (PDF). (30th August 2013).

Developmental trajectories of grey and white matter in dyscalculia by Ashish Ranpura, Elizabeth Isaacs, Caroline Edmonds, Mary Rogers, Julie Lanigan, Atul Singhal, John Clayden, Chris Clark & Brian Butterworth in Trends in Neuroscience and Education, 2 (2), 56 - 64. (PDF). (June 2013).

Understanding Neurocognitive Developmental Disorders Can Improve Education for All by Brian Butterworth & Yulia Kovas in Science: Vol 340 No 6130, 200 - 205. (PDF). (19th April 2013).

Collective enumeration by Bahador Bahrami, Daniele Didino, Chris Frith, , Brian Butterworth & Geraint Rees in Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39 (2), 338 - 347. (PDF). (April 2013).

"Differential effects of left parietal theta-burst stimulation on order and quantity processing" by Gordon L.F. Cheng, Joey Tang, Vincent Walsh, Brian Butterworth & Marinella Cappelletti in Brain Stimulation . xxx (2012) 1 - 6. (PDF). (30th April 2012: in press).

"Commentary on 'How Can Syntax Support Number Word Acquisition?' by Kristen Syrett, Julien Musolino & Rochel Gelman" by Brian Butterworth in Language Learning and Development. 8: 186 - 189, 2012. (PDF). (30th March 2012).

"Stability and Change in Markers of Core Numerical Competencies" by Robert Reeve, Fiona Reynolds, Judi Humberstone & Brian Butterworth. in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General (PDF). (12th March 2012).

"Evidence for Two Numerical Systems That Are Similar in Humans and Guppies." by Agrillo, C., Piffer, L., Bisazza, A., & Butterworth, B. in PLoS ONE. 7(2), e31923. doi: 10.1371 / journal. pone. 0031923. (PDF). (15th February 2012).

"Time processing in dyscalculia" by Marinella Cappelletti, Elliot D. Freeman & Brian L. Butterworth Frontiers in Psychology. Vol 2: Article 364. (PDF). (20th December 2011).

"Numeracy Skills in Patients With Degenerative Disorders and Focal Brain Lesions: A Neuropsychological Investigation" by Cappelletti, M., Butterworth, B., & Kopelman, M. in Neuropsychology. Volume 64: Issue 11. (PDF). (28th November 2011).

"Understanding the real value of fractions and decimals" by Teresa Iuculano & Brian Butterworth in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Volume 64: Issue 11. (PDF). (1st November 2011).

"Mapping Numerical Magnitudes Along the Right Lines: Differentiating Between Scale and Bias" by Vyacheslav Karolis, Teresa Iuculano, and Brian Butterworth in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Vol 140: 4 (PDF). (November 2011).

"Basic Numerical Capacities and Prevalence of Developmental Dyscalculia: The Havana Survey" by Vivian Reigosa-Crespo, Mitchell Valdés-Sosa, Brian Butterworth, Nancy Estévez, Marisol Rodríguez, Elsa Santos, Paul Torres, Ramón Suárez, & Agustín Lage in Developmental Psychology. Vol 47: 10.1037: a0025356: 1 - 13. (PDF). (12th September 2011).

"Neural basis of mathematical cognition" by Brian Butterworth & Vincent Walsh in Current Biology. Vol 21: 16: R618-R621. (PDF). (23rd August 2011).

"Specialization in the human brain: the case of numbers" by Roi Cohen Kadosh, Bahador Bahrami,Vincent Walsh, Brian Butterworth, Tudor Popescu & Cathy J. Price in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Volume 5 Article 62 Pages 1 - 9. (PDF) . (11th July 2011).

Introduction from Chinese Version of "The Mathematical Brain, 2004. (4th July 2011).

"Low numeracy and dyscalculia: identification and intervention " by Brian Butterworth & Diana Laurillard in ZDM Mathematics Education. Volume 42: Number 6: Pages 527- 539. (PDF) (18th June 2011).

"Dyscalculia: From Brain to Education" by Brian Butterworth, Sashank Varma & Diana Laurillard in Science Magazine. Vol 332: Number 6033: Pages 1049 - 1053. (PDF). (27th May 2011).

 

2001 - 2010
 

"Updating Working Memory and arithmetical attainment in school" by Teresa Iuculano,, Raffaella Moro & Brian Butterworth in Learning and Individual Differences . 21 (2011) 655 - 661. (PDF). (10th December 2010).

"Numbers in the Brain:" A Meeting in honour of Professor Brian Butterworth: Programme. Lecture Theatre, Clinical Neuroscience Building, 33 Queen Square, London WC1. "Representations of number in the brain" and "The role of the language systems in the brain in the development of the concept of number". (26th & 27th November 2010).

"Foundational numerical capacities and the origins of dyscalculia" by Brian Butterworth in "Trends in Cognitive Sciences Special Issue: Space, Time and Number" XX (2010) 1 - 8 (300k) (25th October 2010).

"Low numeracy and dyscalculia: identification and intervention" by Brian Butterworth & Diana Laurillard in "ZDM Mathematics Education" (2010) 42: 527 - 539 (500k) (18th June 2010).

"Counting the cost of difficulty with numbers" by Brian Butterworth. Letter in Financial Times. (22nd May 2010).

"A Candidate for the Attentional Bottleneck: Set-size Specific Modulation of the Right TPJ during Attentive Enumeration" by Petra Vetter, Brian Butterworth, & Bahador Bahrami in "Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience" X: Y: Pages 1 - 9 (250k) (29th March 2010).

"Time and numerosity estimation are independent: Behavioral evidence for two different systems using a conflict paradigm" by Christian Agrillo, Ashish Ranpura, & Brian Butterworth in "Cognitive Neuroscience" 2010 iFirst: Pages 1 - 6 (324k) (15th March 2010).

"Unconscious Numerical Priming Despite Interocular Suppression" by Bahador Bahrami, Petra Vetter, Eva Spolaore, Silvia Pagano, Brian Butterworth & Geraint Rees in "Psychological Science" 2010 21: Pages 224 - 233 (500k) Online version. See also Supplementary Material (19th January 2010).

"The impact of visuo-spatial number forms on simple arithmetic" by Jamie Ward, Noam Sagiv & Brian Butterworth in "Cortex" Research Report 45 :10, 1261 - 1265 (160k) (2009).

"Contribution of frontal cortex to the spatial representation of number" by Elena Rusconi, Domenica Bueti, Vincent Walsh & Brian Butterworth in "Cortex" XXX Research Report: Pages 1261 - 1265 (980k) (2009).

"Verbal counting and spatial strategies in numerical tasks: Evidence from indigenous Australia" by Brian Butterworth & Robert Reeve in special issue of "Philosophical Psychology" on Knowledge of number and knowledge of language, edited by Helen de Cruz and Pierre Pica: 21, 443 - 457 (450k) (2008).

Modulating Attentional Load Affects Numerosity Estimation: Evidence against a Pre-Attentive Subitizing Mechanism by Petra Vetter, Brian Butterworth & Bahador Bahrami in PLoSOne: Vol 3: 9 (e 3269) pp. 1 - 6. (250 k). From Open Access (September, 2008).

Numerical thought with and without words: Evidence from indigenous Australian children by Brian Butterworth, Robert Reeve, Fiona Reynolds, & Delyth Lloyd in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (10.1073 PNAS 080604510) Vol 105: No 35: Pages 13179 - 13184 (1.6MB) & Supporting Information (100k). (2nd September 2008).

Number forms in the brain by Joey Tang, Jamie Ward & Brian Butterworth in Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 20:9, pp. 1547 - 1556. (200 k) (September, 2008).

State-of-science review SR-D4: Dyscalculia by Brian Butterworth in Foresight Mental Capital and Mental Wellbeing Final Project Report. Government Office for Science. London. J. Beddington & et al. (eds.) (800 k) (2008) .

Numerosity Perception: How Many Speckles on the Hen? by Brian Butterworth in Current Biology, 18: 9, R388 - R389. (80 k) (6th May 2008).

Brian Butterworth: Selected Works: UK & US Version (700k) (May, 2008).

Why frequencies are natural by Brian Butterworth in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2007) 303: 259. (30 k).

A case of selective impairment of encyclopaedic numerical knowledge or 'when December 25th is no longer Christmas day, but '20 + 5' is still 25' by Marinella Cappelletti, Ashok Jansari, Michael Kopelman & Brian Butterworth in Cortex 44 : 325 - 336 (400 k) (23rd December, 2007).

Functional optical signal analysis: a software tool for near-infrared spectroscopy data processing incorporating statistical parametric mapping by Peck H. Koh, Daniel E. Glaser, Guillaume Flandin, Stefan Kiebel, Brian Butterworth, Atsushi Maki, David T. Delpy & Clare E. Elwell in Journal of Biomedical Optics 12 (6) 064010 - 064011 - 064010 - 064013 (1 MB) (November to December, 2007).

The responses of students and teachers to maths disabilities in the classroom by Anna Bevan & Brian Butterworth: Draft of 7th December 2002 (600k) (February, 2007).

Bodil Andersson's English Language Interview with Brian Butterworth in Dislexi Aktuellt on läs-och skrivsvårigheter: Årgång 11: Nr. 2: 4 - 6 (2.5 MB) (2006.)

Brian Butterworth Chapter on Mathematical expertise. In K. A. Ericsson's (Ed.), Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance. (pp. 553-568) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (150k) (2006).

Exact and approximate judgements of visual and auditory numerosity: an fMRI study by Manuela Piazza, Andrea Mechelli, Cathy J. Price & Brian Butterworth in Brain Research 1106: 177 - 188 (200k) (in press).

The Understanding of Quantifiers in Semantic Dementia: A Single-Case Study by Marinella Cappelletti, Brian Butterworth & Michael Kopelman in Neurocase 12: 136 - 145 (150k) (2006).

Are numerical impairments syndrome specific? Evidence from Williams syndrome and Down's syndrome by Sarah J. Paterson, Luisa Girelli, Brian Butterworth & Annette Karmiloff-Smith in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 47: 2: 190 - 204 (400k) (2006).

Imaging Informational Conflict: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Numerical Stroop by J. Tang, H. D. Critchley, D. E. Glaser, R. J. Dolan, & B. Butterworth in Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 18: 12: 2049 - 2062 (400k) (2006).

What is the relationship between synaesthesia and visuo-spatial number forms? by Noam Sagiv, Julia Simner James Collins, Brian Butterworth & Jamie Ward in Cognition 101: 114 - 128 (200k) (2006).

Spatial representation of pitch height: the SMARC effect by Elena Rusconi, Bonnie Kwana, Bruno L. Giordano, Carlo UmiltUmiltà &, Brian Butterworth in Cognition 99: 113 - 129. (300k) (2006).

Discrete and analogue quantity processing in the parietal lobe: A functional MRI study by Fulvia Castelli, Daniel E. Glaser & Brian Butterworth in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA: Vol. 103 Number 12: 4693 - 4698. (400k) (21st March 2006).

Dissociations in numerical abilities revealed by progressive cognitive decline in a patient with semantic dementia by Marinella Cappelletti, Michael D.Kopelman, John Morton & Brian Butterworth in Cognitive Neuropsychology 22 (7): 771 - 793 (650k) (2005).

Developmental Dyscalculia by Brian Butterworth. Chapter 26 of The Handbook of Mathematical Cognition, edited by Jamie ID Campbell, Psychology Press: Pages 455 - 467: (500k) (2005).

The development of arithmetical abilities by Brian Butterworth. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 46: 1 (2005), pp 3 - 18: (200k) (2005).

Number and language: how are they related? Rochel Gelman & Brian Butterworth. Trends in Cognitive Sciences Vol.9 No.1 January 2005: Page 6 - 10: (150k) (2005).

Developmental dyscalculia and basic numerical capacities: a study of 8 - 9-year-old students by Karin Landerl, Anna Bevan & Brian Butterworth. Cognition 93: (2004) 99 - 125: (440k) (2004).

Semantic effects in word naming: Evidence from English and Japanese Kanji by Naoki Shibahara, Marco Zorzi, Martin P. Hill, Taeko Wydell and Brian Butterworth. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: 56A (2) 263 - 286 (150k) (2003)

Brian Butterworth: Selected Works: (US Version) (700k) (December, 2002).

Why Semantic Dementia Drives You to the Dogs (but Not to the Horses): a Theoretical Account by Marinella Cappelletti, Michael Kopelman & Brian Butterworth. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 2002, 19 (6), 483 - 503 (420k) (2002).

Are Subitizing and Counting Implemented as Separate or Fucntionally Overlapping Processes? by Manuela Piazza, Andrea Mechelli, Brian Butterworth and Cathy J. Price. NeuroImage 15, 435-446 (200k) (2002).

Screening for dyscalculia: a new approach. Mathematical Difficulties: Psychology, Neuroscience and Interventions. Oxford. PDF Version with Summary (1.2MB) (September, 2002).

Multiplication Facts: Passive Storage Or Dynamic Reorganization? by Brian Butterworth, Noemi Marchesini and Luisa Girelli. (To appear presently in "The development of arithmetical concepts and skills", edited by Arthur J. Baroody and Ann Dowker. LEA): PDF Version (100k) (19th June, 2002).

Dyscalculia: Key Facts for Parents from NFER Nelson. (70k) (May 2002).

Theories of Dyslexia and Dyscalculia: Oslo Address: (200k) (26th April, 2002)

About Dyscalculia: (30k) (25th April, 2002)

"Mathematics and the Brain": Opening Address to the Mathematical Association (2MB): (3rd April, 2002).

Additional Chapter to "The Mathematical Brain": "From fear of fractions to the joy of maths" with Mathematical Brain Test (US Version) (400k) (April 2002).

Preface (in Japanese) to Japanese version of "The Mathematical Brain", "Naze sugaku ga tokui na hito to nigate na hito ga irunoka?": Translator: Rumi Fujii ("Why are some people good, but others bad at maths?") published by Shufunotomosha Press of Tokyo. (2MB) (February, 2002)

Storage and retrieval of addition facts: The role of number comparison by Brian Butterworth, Marco Zorzi, Luisa Girelli & A.R. Jonckheere. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2001, 54A (4), 1005 - 1029. (300k) (2001).

Category Specificity in reading and writing: the case of number words by Brian Butterworth, Marinella Cappelletti and Michael Kopelman. Nature Neuroscience: Vol 4, No. 8: 784-786. (130k) (August 2001).

What makes a prodigy? by Brian Butterworth. Nature Neuroscience: Vol. 4 No. 1: 11-12 (75k) (January 2001).

 

 

 

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A Computational Model of Number Comparison by Marco Zorzi and Brian Butterworth. M. Hahn & Scott C. Stoness (eds.). Proceedings of the Twenty First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 772 - 777. Simon Fraser University Vancouver, British Columbia. Mahwah, NJ: LEA (1 MB) (1999)

Two Routes to Repetition: Evidence from a Case of "Deep Dysphasia" by Brian Butterworth and Elizabeth Warrington. Neurocase 1, 55 - 66. (1 MB) (1995).

Selective impairment in manipulating arabic numerals by Lisa Cipolotti, Elizabeth K. Warrington and Brian Butterworth. Cortex, 31, 73 - 86 . (1 MB) (1995).

Constructing Subject-Verb Agreement in Speech: The Role of Semantic and Morphological Factors by Gabriella Vigliocco, Brian Butterworth and Carlo Semenza. Journal of Memory & Language, 34, 186 - 215. (2 MB) (1995).

The inconsistency of consistency effects in reading: The case of Japanese Kanji by Taeko N. Wydell, Brian Butterworth and Karalyn Patterson. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Language, Memory and Cognition, 21, 1155 - 1168. (2.5 MB) (1995).

Disorders of sentence production by Brian Butterworth. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series B, 346, 55 - 61. (1 MB) (1994)

Neural organisation and writing systems by Brian Butterworth. European Science Foundation Second Workshop on Written Language and Literacy. Wassenaar, The Netherlands. (1.5 MB) (1993).

Aphasia and models of language production and perception by Brian Butterworth. Blanken, G. et al. (eds.) The Handbook of Linguistic Disorders and Pathologies: 238 - 250. Berlin: De Gruyter. (1.5 MB) (1993).

Disorders of phonological encoding by Brian Butterworth. Cognition, 42: 261 - 286. (1.5 MB) (1992).

Deep and Surface Dyslexia in Chinese by Wengang Yin and Brian Butterworth. Chen, H-C. & Tzeng, O. J. L. (eds.) Language Processing in Chinese. Amsterdam: North Holland/Elsevier. (1 MB) (1992).

 

 

 

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Paragrammatisms: A Longitudinal Study of an Italian Patient by Brian Butterworth, Marta Panzeri, Carlo Semenza and Tiziana Ferreri. Language and Cognitive Processes, 5, 115-140. (1.5 MB) (1990).

Principles of rehabilitation in dysphasia by Brian Butterworth and David Howard. Neurorehabilitation: European Neurology Society. (500k) (1990).

Short-term Memory and Sentence Comprehension: A Reply to Vallar and Baddeley, 1987 by David Howard and Brian Butterworth. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 6, (5) 455 - 463. (500k) (1989).

Paragrammatisms by Brian Butterworth and David Howard. Cognition, 26: 1 - 37. (2 MB) (1987).

The Uses of Short-Term Memory: A Case Study by Brian Butterworth, Ruth Campbell and David Howard. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 38A: 705 - 737. (2 MB) (1986).

Introduction: A Brief Review of Methods of Studying Language Production by Brian Butterworth. B. Butterworth, B. Comrie and Ö Dahl (eds.) Explanations for Language Universals: 1 - 17. Berlin: Mouton. (1 MB) (1983).

Speech errors: old data in search of new theories by Brian Butterworth. A. Cutler (ed.) Slips of the Tongue and Language Production: 627 - 662. Berlin: Mouton. (2 MB) (1981).

 

 

 

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Hesitation and the Production of Verbal Paraphasias and Neologisms in Jargon Aphasia by Brian Butterworth. Brain and Language, 8, 133 - 161. (1.5 MB) (1979).

Contextual probability and word-frequency as determinants of pauses in spontaneous speech by Geoffrey W. Beattie and Brian Butterworth Language & Speech, 22: 201 - 221. (2 MB) (1979).

Maxims for Studying Conversations by Brian Butterworth. Semiotica, 24: 217 - 229. . (1.5 MB) (1978).

Hesitation and Semantic Planning in speech by Brian Butterworth. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 4: 75 - 87. (1 MB) (1975).

 

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