The expression of memorization in early childhood.

  title={The expression of memorization in early childhood.},
  author={Lynne Baker-Ward and Paul H Ornstein and D J Holden},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  volume={37 3},
This experiment examined the expression and effectiveness of memorization in young children. Sixty children at each of the ages 4, 5, and 6 were randomly assigned to a memory group or to one of two control groups. All of the children were told that they could play with a group of toys during a brief activity period; the children in the memory condition were also instructed to memorize a specified subset of the toys. Mnemonic mediators were identified on the basis of differences in the activity… CONTINUE READING