Developments in Long-Term Explicit Memory Late in the First Year of Life

  title={Developments in Long-Term Explicit Memory Late in the First Year of Life},
  author={Patricia J. Bauer and Sandra A. Wiebe and Leslie J. Carver and Jennie M Waters and Charles A. Nelson},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={629 - 635}
Coincident with developments in the temporal-cortical explicit memory network, long-term recall abilities are newly emergent late in the first year of human life. We recorded event-related potentials (ERPs) in 9-month-olds as an index of the integrity of the neural substrate underlying a task thought to reflect explicit memory, namely, deferred imitation. ERP measures of recognition memory 1 week after unique laboratory experiences predicted whether and how much infants recalled of the… 

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