The abilities of children with mental retardation to remember personal experiences: implications for testimony.

@article{Michel2000TheAO,
  title={The abilities of children with mental retardation to remember personal experiences: implications for testimony.},
  author={M K Michel and Betty N. Gordon and Peter A. Ornstein and Martha A Simpson},
  journal={Journal of clinical child psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={453-63}
}
Investigated the abilities of children with mental retardation to remember the details of a personally experienced event. A simulated health check was administered to 20 children with mental retardation and 40 normally developing children, half matched on mental age (MA) and half matched on chronological age (CA) with the children with mental retardation. The children's memory was assessed immediately after the health check and 6 weeks later. Overall, the children with mental retardation… CONTINUE READING

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