The Development of Infant Memory

  title={The Development of Infant Memory},
  author={Carolyn Rovee-Collier}
All people have a natural curiosity about their own memory. This curiosity was tweaked several years ago by reports in the popular press of recovered memories from early childhood. These reports also renewed a long-standing debate about whether infants can actually remember for any length of time. Some researchers argue that infants possess only a primitive memory system that cannot encode specific events (Mandler, 1998), that early development is characterized by " infantile amnesia " (the… CONTINUE READING


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