Thirty-five-month-old children have spontaneous memories despite change of context for retrieval.

@article{Sonne2019ThirtyfivemontholdCH,
  title={Thirty-five-month-old children have spontaneous memories despite change of context for retrieval.},
  author={Trine Sonne and Osman Skjold Kingo and Dorthe Berntsen and Peter Kr{\o}jgaard},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2019},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          38-48
        }
}
Many parents have experienced incidents in which their preschool child spontaneously (i.e., without prompting of any kind) recall a previously experienced event. Until recently, such spontaneous memories had only been examined in non-controlled settings (e.g., diary studies). Using a novel experimental paradigm, a previous study has shown that when young children are brought back to a highly distinct setting (same room, same experimenter, same furnishing), in which they previously experienced… CONTINUE READING
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