Substituting new details for old? Effects of delaying postevent information on infant memory.

How that which we remember is selectively distorted by new information was studied in 3-month-old infants who learned to move a particular crib mobile by operant foot kicking. Infants who were passively exposed to a novel mobile 1, 2, or 3 days later subsequently treated the novel mobile as if they had actually been trained with it. Also, after the longest… (More)