The Development of Memory in Childhood

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Nelson Cowan
Psychology Press, 1998 - Medical - 392 pages
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The origin of memory in childhood is the focus of vigorous research and debate. Providing a thorough update of topics covered in the first edition, this book also offers new research on significant themes and ideas that have emerged recently.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The neurobiological basis of early memory development
41
Development of memory in early childhood
83
The development of procedural and declarative memory
113
Event memory in early childhood
139
The development of working memory
163
The development of memory strategies
201
Memory development and processing resources
247
Metamemory development
275
The development of remembering in cultural context
343
About the contributors
369
Subject index
387
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