Memory for information organized in a scene by children from two cultures.

@article{Rogoff1982MemoryFI,
  title={Memory for information organized in a scene by children from two cultures.},
  author={B Rogoff and K J Waddell},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1982},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={1224-8}
}
In cross-cultural research, Western children have shown better memory performance than non-Western children. Such research, however, is usually limited to tests emphasizing memory for isolated bits of information upon which organization must be imposed. Such tasks are highly unusual in everyday settings, in which most information to be remembered is contextually organized. The present study investigates reconstruction of an organized 3-dimensional miniature scene by 30 Mayan and 30 U.S. 9-year… CONTINUE READING
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