Things learned in early adulthood are remembered best

@article{Rubin1998ThingsLI,
  title={Things learned in early adulthood are remembered best},
  author={David C. Rubin and Tamara A. Rahhal and Leonard W. Poon},
  journal={Memory \& Cognition},
  year={1998},
  volume={26},
  pages={3-19}
}
Evidence is reviewed that for older adults the period from 10 to 30 years of age produces recall of the most autobiographical memories, the most vivid memories, and the most important memories. It is the period from which peoples’ favorite films, music, and books come and the period from which they judge the most important world events to have originated. Factual, semantic, general-knowledge, multiple-choice questions about the Academy Awards, the World Series, and current events from this… 
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