Episodic memory in 3- and 4-year-old children.

  title={Episodic memory in 3- and 4-year-old children.},
  author={Harlene Hayne and Kana Imuta},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  volume={53 3},
There is considerable debate about the phylogenic and ontogenic origins of episodic memory. In the present experiment, we examined episodic memory in 3- and 4-year-old children. To do this, we developed a hide-and-seek task that allowed us to assess children's recall of the what-where-when (www) of the hiding event. In this task, the experimenter and the child hid three plush toys in three separate locations around the house. After a brief retention interval, children were asked to verbally… CONTINUE READING

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