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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
ADHD symptoms in children with FXS
Parent‐ and teacher‐report of attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms were examined using problem behavior and DSM‐IV symptom inventory questionnaires for 63 children with fullExpand
The Abilities of Children With Mental Retardation to Remember Personal Experiences: Implications for Testimony
Investigated the abilities of children with mental retardation to remember the details of a personally experienced event. A simulated health check was administered to 20 children with mentalExpand
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
Reminiscing in the early years: Patterns of maternal elaborativeness and children's remembering
This study focused on individual differences in maternal style and children's developing recall abilities in early memory conversations. Within a longitudinal design, a sample of 56 mother—childExpand
Boosting Children's Memory by Training Mothers in the Use of an Elaborative Conversational Style as an Event Unfolds
An experimental methodology was adapted to examine children's language skills and mothers' conversational styles during a specified event as they are linked to the children's event memory.Expand
Children's memory for a salient medical procedure: implications for testimony.
OBJECTIVE Protecting sexually abused children hinges on their ability to remember and report events surrounding alleged incidents of abuse. This study was designed to provide information on youngExpand
Children's memory for a personally experienced event: Implications for testimony
This study was prompted by an interest in children's abilities to testify in legal settings. Based on the fundamental premise that children cannot provide accurate testimony about events that cannotExpand
Executive functions in young males with fragile X syndrome in comparison to mental age-matched controls: baseline findings from a longitudinal study.
The performance of 54 boys with fragile X syndrome (FXS), ages 7 to 13 years, was compared to that of a group of typically developing boys who were matched on mental age (MA) and ethnicity acrossExpand
Does the use of dolls facilitate children's memory of visits to the doctor?
Age differences in children's recall of salient experiences have frequently been documented, but these findings have routinely been based on studies in which verbal interviews have been employed.Expand