Dissociations between implicit and explicit memory in children: the role of strategic processing and the knowledge base.

@article{Murphy2003DissociationsBI,
  title={Dissociations between implicit and explicit memory in children: the role of strategic processing and the knowledge base.},
  author={Kristina J. Murphy and Elinor McKone and Judith Slee},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={124-65}
}
A review of the literature shows that explicit memory develops substantially from three years of age to adulthood, while implicit memory remains stable across this age range. Previously, this developmental dissociation has been attributed to different memory systems, or to confounds with perceptual vs. conceptual processing. Prompted by an alternative developmental framework, the experiments reported here provide evidence against both interpretations. Instead, it will be argued that (a) the… CONTINUE READING

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