Development of Long-Term Retention

Overview

The controversy over the reliability of children's eye-
witness testimony has helped to stimulate a renewed interest in the study of long-term retention. This book rigorously organized new and previously unpublished findings on long-
term retention, and it outlines the most important questions that have recently surfaced in the field.

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Overview

The controversy over the reliability of children's eye-
witness testimony has helped to stimulate a renewed interest in the study of long-term retention. This book rigorously organized new and previously unpublished findings on long-
term retention, and it outlines the most important questions that have recently surfaced in the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461277026
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 267
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

I Fundamental Aspects of Retention.- 1 A Functional and Cognitive Analysis of Infant Long-Term Retention.- Review of the Literature.- Training Procedure and Retention Measures.- Long-Term Retention Paradigms.- The Specificity of Infants’ Memories.- The Time-Dependent Nature of Memory Retrieval.- Contextual Constraints on Long-Term Retention.- The Effect of Multiple Reminders on Long-Term Retention.- Modification of Infants’ Memories.- General Discussion.- References.- 2 Measuring the Development of Children’s Amnesia and Hypermnesia.- Definitions.- Empirical and Conceptual Issues.- Partitioning Components of Long-Term Retention Performance.- Experiments 1 and 2.- Experiment 1: Results and Discussion.- Experiment 2: Results and Discussion.- General Discussion.- General Implications and Conclusions.- References.- 3 Reasoning, Remembering, and Their Relationship: Social, Cognitive, and Developmental Issues.- Short-Term Retention.- Long-Term Retention.- Summary.- References.- II Pragmatic Aspects of Retention.- 4 Children’s Memory for Salient Events: Implications for Testimony.- Memory in Young Children.- Framework for Examining Children’s Autobiographical Memory.- Explorations of Children’s Memory for Visits to the Doctor.- Implications for Interviewing.- References.- 5 The Misinformation Effect: Transformations in Memory Induced by Postevent Information.- Performance on the Modified Test.- Are Memories Ever “Destroyed”?.- The Yes/No Test.- Developmental Issues.- References.- 6 The Role of Memory Impairment in Children’s Suggestibility.- The Misinformation Effect.- What Factors Contribute to Misinformation Phenomena?.- Preschool Children’s Susceptibility to Memory Impairment.- Assessment of Memory Impairment with the Modified Test Procedure.- Assessment of Memory Impairment with Recall Procedures.- Current Status of the Memory Impairment Claim.- Misinformation Phenomena, Memory Impairment, and the Development of Forgetting.- Memory Impairment and the Suggestibility of Children’s Memory.- Summary and Conclusions.- References.- 7 The Suggestibility of Children’s Memory: A Social-Psychological and Cognitive Interpretation.- Setting the Stage: A Brief Note on Adult Suggestibility.- Current Trends in Children’s Suggestibility Research.- Social Influences on Children’s Suggestibility.- Study 1.- Study 2.- Discussion of Studies 1 and 2.- Cognitive Influences on Children’s Suggestibility.- Conclusion.- References.- III Current Issues and Future Directions.- 8 Toward a Theory of the Development of Long-Term Retention.- Age Trends in Forgetting and Reminiscence.- Contributions of Storage and Retrieval Factors to Long-Term Retention Development.- Reliability of Children’s Long-Term Retention.- An Agenda for Research on Children’s Long-Term Retention.- References.- Author Index.

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