Lum, J and Kidd, E and Davis, Sarah K and Conti-Ramsden, G (2010) A Longitudinal Study of Declarative and Procedural Memory in Primary School Aged Children. Australian Journal of Psychology, 62 (3). pp. 139-148. ISSN 1742-9536
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This study examined the development of declarative and procedural memory longitudinally in primary school-aged children. At present, although there is a general consensus that age-related improvements during this period can be found for declarative memory, there are conflicting data on the developmental trajectory of the procedural memory system. At Time 1 children aged around 5½ years were presented with measures of declarative and procedural memory. The tasks were then administered 12 months later. Performance on the declarative memory task was found to improve at a faster rate in comparison to the procedural memory task. The findings of the study support the view that multiple memory systems reach functional maturity at different points in development
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||declarative memory, memory development, procedural memory|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society|
|Deposited By:||Sarah Davis|
|Deposited On:||29 Oct 2012 17:11|
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2012 17:11|
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