Using Cue Words to Investigate the Distribution of Autobiographical Memories in Childhood

@article{Bauer2007UsingCW,
  title={Using Cue Words to Investigate the Distribution of Autobiographical Memories in Childhood},
  author={P. Bauer and M. Burch and Sarah E. Scholin and O. G{\"u}ler},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={910 - 916}
}
The cue-word technique is frequently used with adults to examine the distribution of autobiographical memories across the life span. Such studies demonstrate childhood amnesia: a paucity of memories of events from the first 3 1/2 years of life, and a gradually increasing number of memories from age 3 to age 7. The pattern is remarkable in light of findings of autobiographical competence among children in the period of life eventually obscured by this amnesia. In the present study, we modified… Expand
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