The spacing effect in children's memory and category induction.

  title={The spacing effect in children's memory and category induction.},
  author={Haley A. Vlach and Catherine M. Sandhofer and Nate Kornell},
  volume={109 1},
The spacing effect describes the robust phenomenon whereby memory is enhanced when learning events are distributed, instead of being presented in succession. We investigated the effect of spacing on children's memory and category induction. Three-year-old children were presented with two tasks, a memory task and a category induction task. In the memory task, identical instances of an object were presented and then tested in a multiple choice test. In the category induction task, different… CONTINUE READING

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