The Development of Memory in Childhood / Edition 1

The Development of Memory in Childhood / Edition 1

by Nelson Cowan
     
 

The origin of memory in childhood is the focus of vigorous research and debate. Providing a thorough update of topics covered in the first edition, this book also offers new research on significant themes and ideas that have emerged recently.

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The origin of memory in childhood is the focus of vigorous research and debate. Providing a thorough update of topics covered in the first edition, this book also offers new research on significant themes and ideas that have emerged recently.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863774966
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Series:
Studies in Developmental Psychology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
1Introduction1
2The development of infant memory5
3The neurobiological basis of early memory development41
4Development of memory in early childhood83
5The development of procedural and declarative memory113
6Event memory in early childhood139
7The development of working memory163
8The development of memory strategies201
9Memory development and processing resources247
10Metamemory development275
11Children's eyewitness testimony: Memory development in the legal context301
12The development of remembering in cultural context343
About the contributors369
Author index373
Subject index387

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