Activating learned exemplars in children impairs memory for related exemplars in visual long-term memory

@inproceedings{Maxcey2015ActivatingLE,
  title={Activating learned exemplars in children impairs memory for related exemplars in visual long-term memory},
  author={Ashleigh M. Maxcey and Jessica L Bostic},
  year={2015}
}
A popular educational method when teaching children new information is encouraging children to activate previously learned information held in long-term memory. A potential downside of this practice is the considerable evidence that there are negative consequences of accessing long-term memory representations. Specifically, it has been shown that accessing information in long-term memory can actually impair related memories. This impairment has classically been demonstrated with verbal material… CONTINUE READING

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