Memory for the Events of Early Childhood

@article{Eacott1999MemoryFT,
  title={Memory for the Events of Early Childhood},
  author={M. Eacott},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={8},
  pages={46 - 48}
}
  • M. Eacott
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
There has been much recent interest in the phenomenon of childhood amnesia, the difficulty most adults have in recalling at least the first 3 years of life. In contrast, it has been shown that infants 18 months of age or less can retain information over long periods. Although there is no agreed-upon explanation of this paradoxical phenomenon, there are proposed biological, cognitive, and social-cognitive explanations. Distinguishing among these accounts involves investigating both adults… Expand
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