The development of memory in childhood

David J. La Rooy, Lindsay C. Malloy, Michael E. Lamb

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    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChildren's testimony
    Subtitle of host publicationa handbook of psychological research and forensic practice
    EditorsMichael E. Lamb, David J. La Rooy, Lindsay C. Malloy, Carmit Katz
    Place of PublicationChichester
    Number of pages20
    ISBN (Electronic)9781119998495
    ISBN (Print)9780470686782, 9780470686775
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011

    Publication series

    NameWiley Series in the Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law


    • Child witnesses
    • Interviewing in law practice
    • Memory
    • Memory development in childhood
    • Information, basic memory processes - best-practice guidelines
    • ‘eyewitness memory’, ‘event memory’ - and ‘autobiographical memory’ and ‘episodicmemory’
    • Research on other kinds of memory - and memory processes
    • Development of memory
    • Implications of findings - for interviewers
    • Older children's memory - measured directly
    • Memory changes over time – or reminiscence
    • Reconstructive nature of memory and suggestibility
    • Two ways of remembering - free recall versus recognition

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