This all-embracing Handbook on the Development of Children s Memory represents the first place in which critical topics in memory development are covered from multiple perspectives, from infancy through adolescence. Forty-four chapters are written by experienced researchers who have influenced the field. * Edited by two of the world s leading experts on the development of memory * Discusses the importance of a developmental perspective on the study of memory * The first ever handbook to bring together the world s leading academics in one reference guide * Each section has an introduction written by one of the Editors, who have also written an overall introduction that places the work in historical and contemporary contexts in cognitive and developmental psychology 2 Volumes
Patricia Bauer is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Psychology at Emory University. She heads the Memory at Emory Laboratory, and is the author of several books & many journal articles. Her volume Remembering the Times of Our Lives: Memory in Infancy & Beyond (2007) was voted book of the year by the Cognitive Development Society. Robyn Fivush is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology at Emory University. She directs the Family Narratives Laboratory at Emory, and, in addition to many journal articles, she has authored and edited nine books, including Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of a Narrative Self (2004).
Contributors vii Preface xi Patricia J. Bauer and Robyn Fivush 1 The Development of Memory: Multiple Levels and Perspectives 1 Patricia J. Bauer and Robyn Fivush Section I History, Theories, and Methods of the Development of Memory 15 Robyn Fivush 2 The History of Memory Development Research: Remembering Our Roots 19 Patricia H. Miller 3 The Coaction of Theory and Methods in the Study of the Development of Memory 41 Lynne Baker-Ward and Peter A. Ornstein 4 The Development of Memory from a Piagetian Perspective 65 Lynn S. Liben and Caitlin R. Bowman 5 Sociocultural Theories of Memory Development 87 Katherine Nelson 6 The Development of Memory from a Neurocognitive and Comparative Perspective 109 Jocelyne Bachevalier 7 Memory Development in Evolutionary Perspective 126 David F. Bjorklund and Patrick Douglas Sellers II Section II Mnemonic Processes 151 Patricia J. Bauer 8 Short-term Memory in Infancy 157 Lisa M. Oakes and Steven J. Luck 9 Methodological Challenges in the Study of Short-term Working Memory in Infants 181 J. Steven Reznick 10 Short-term and Working Memory in Childhood 202 Nelson Cowan 11 Long-term Memory in Infancy and Early Childhood 230 Angela F. Lukowski and Patricia J. Bauer 12 Extending the Life of a Memory: Effects of Reminders on Children s Long-term Event Memory 255 Judith A. Hudson and Azriel Grysman 13 Binding Together the Elements of Episodes: Relational Memory and the Developmental Trajectory of the Hippocampus 285 Ingrid R. Olson and Nora S. Newcombe 14 The Development of Recollection and Familiarity during Childhood: Insight from Studies of Behavior and Brain 309 Simona Ghetti and Joshua K. Lee 15 Implicit Memory 336 Marianne E. Lloyd and Jeremy K. Miller Section III Mnemonic Contents 361 Patricia J. Bauer 16 Remembering Where: The Origins and Early Development of Spatial Memory 367 Stella F. Lourenco and Andrea Frick 17 The Development of Memory for the Times of Past Events 394 William J. Friedman 18 Locating Events in Personal Time: Time in Autobiography 408 Thanujeni Pathman and Peggy L. St. Jacques 19 Children s Memory for Source 427 Mary Ann Foley 20 From Specificity to Flexibility: Early Developmental Changes in Memory Generalization 453 Rachel Barr and Natalie Brito 21 Dual Processes in Memory Development: Fuzzy-Trace Theory 480 Charles J. Brainerd and Valerie F. Reyna