Age-related differences in memory expression during infancy: using eye-tracking to measure relational memory in 6- and 12-month-olds.

@article{Richmond2014AgerelatedDI,
  title={Age-related differences in memory expression during infancy: using eye-tracking to measure relational memory in 6- and 12-month-olds.},
  author={Jenny L. Richmond and Jessica Power},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={1341-51}
}
Relational memory, or the ability to bind components of an event into a network of linked representations, is a primary function of the hippocampus. Here we extend eye-tracking research showing that infants are capable of forming memories for the relation between arbitrarily paired scenes and faces, by looking at age-related changes in relational memory over the first year of life. Six- and 12-month-old infants were familiarized with pairs of faces and scenes before being tested with arrays of… CONTINUE READING
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