Long–Term Recall Memory: Behavioral and Neuro–Developmental Changes in the First 2 Years of Life

  title={Long–Term Recall Memory: Behavioral and Neuro–Developmental Changes in the First 2 Years of Life},
  author={Patricia J. Bauer},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  pages={137 - 141}
  • P. Bauer
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
Until not long ago, psychologists conceptually and methodologically linked the capacity for recall of the past to developments in language. With the advent of a nonverbal measure of recall, this association has been challenged. It now is apparent that the capacity for long–term recall emerges well before the verbal ability to describe past experiences. Long–term recall is newly (or recently) emergent late in the 1st year of life; over the 2nd year, it consolidates and becomes reliable. The… Expand

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