The effect of prior practice on memory reactivation and generalization.

@article{Hayne2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of prior practice on memory reactivation and generalization.},
  author={Harlene Hayne and Rachel Barr and Jane S. Herbert},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2003},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={1615-27}
}
Three experiments examined the effect of practice on memory performance by 18-month-old infants. Infants were tested using an imitation paradigm; an adult demonstrated a series of actions with objects and infants were given the opportunity to reproduce those actions following a delay. Some infants practiced the target actions before the retention interval (practice) and some did not (no practice). In Experiment 1, a reminder treatment alleviated forgetting by infants who practiced but failed to… CONTINUE READING