Long-term recall of event sequences in infancy.

  title={Long-term recall of event sequences in infancy.},
  author={Jean M. Mandler and Laraine McDonough},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  volume={59 3},
The first experiment shows that 11-month-olds can encode novel causal events from a brief period of observational learning, and recall much of the information after 24 h. The second experiment, using both a longitudinal and a cross-sectional design, shows recall of the same events after a delay of 3 months. The infants remembered more individual actions than whole sequences, but reproduced many of the events in their entirety (and always in correct order) after the long delay. Although they… CONTINUE READING

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