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Coherence of Personal Narratives Across the Lifespan: A Multidimensional Model and Coding Method
Personal narratives are integral to autobiographical memory and to identity, with coherent personal narratives being linked to positive developmental outcomes across the lifespan. In this article, weExpand
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Young children's long-term retention of a pediatric examination.
Children at ages 3, 5 and 7 (N = 187) provided reports of their physical examinations immediately following the checkup and after a delay of either 1, 3, or 6 weeks, or only after 3 weeks. TheExpand
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The expression of memorization in early childhood.
This experiment examined the expression and effectiveness of memorization in young children. Sixty children at each of the ages 4, 5, and 6 were randomly assigned to a memory group or to one of twoExpand
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The influence of prior knowledge and repeated questioning on children's long-term retention of the details of a pediatric examination.
Children's recall of the details of pediatric examinations was examined over the course of a 6-month interval. Although the 83 4- to 7-year-old participants reported a substantial amount ofExpand
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The Search for Meaning: Developmental Perspectives on Internal State Language in Autobiographical Memory
Much of the history of psychological research on human memory has been a search for accuracy. How does individual recall match to some objective external record of what occurred? Stemming from anExpand
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Young Soccer Players' Reports of a Tournament Win or Loss: Different Emotions, Different Narratives
This research examined the effects of differences in the emotions associated with an event on participants' reports of the experience. Forty-eight 10-year-old participants in a soccer tournamentExpand
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Acting out the details of a pediatric check-up: the impact of interview condition and behavioral style on children's memory reports.
This investigation was designed to determine whether an enactment interview condition involving a doll and props, in contrast to a verbal interview, would enhance 3- and 5-year-olds' (N = 62) recallExpand
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Brief Report: Making Experience Personal: Internal States Language in the Memory Narratives of Children with and Without Asperger’s Disorder
The development of the personal past is complex, requiring the operation of multiple components of cognitive and social functioning. Because many of these components are affected by autism spectrumExpand
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Executive function mediates socio-economic and racial differences in early academic achievement
Abstract Although associations between socio-economic status, race, and academic achievement are well established, the specific mechanisms that underlie the relation remain incompletely understood.Expand
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What remains of that day: The survival of children's autobiographical memories across time
In this study we investigated the contributions of the content and the coherence of initial event reports to the survival of autobiographical memories during part of the lifespan eventually obscuredExpand
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