Earliest recollections of childhood: a demographic analysis

@article{Mullen1994EarliestRO,
  title={Earliest recollections of childhood: a demographic analysis},
  author={M. Mullen},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={1994},
  volume={52},
  pages={55-79}
}
  • M. Mullen
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognition
A theory has recently been advanced which proposes that the development autobiographical recollection is shaped by a child's participation in discussions of events with adults (e.g. Nelson, 1988; Snow, 1990). A logical prediction of the theory is that demographic factors related to the nature of linguistic environments might be associated with differences in the development of autobiographical recollection. Four questionnaire studies that test this prediction are presented. The results, on a… Expand
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