Developmental truths in memories of childhood and adolescence.

  title={Developmental truths in memories of childhood and adolescence.},
  author={Avril Thorn{\^e}},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={63 2},
This study of age-related changes in memories of personally important encounters showed "developmental truths," that is, patterns that converged with prior developmental theories and research. Participants were 47 males and 48 females in their early 20s. An average of 16 memories were collected from each person during an intensive personal interview. Memories were coded for age at the time of the episode, the identity of the other person with whom the study participant was interacting, what the… CONTINUE READING

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