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Title: Reminiscence and hypermnesia in children’s eyewitness memory
Authors: La Rooy, David J.
Pipe, Margaret-Ellen
Murray, Janice E.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Social & Health Sciences
Keywords: Memory
Eyewitness testimony
Reminiscence
Hypermnesia
Repeated interviewing
Issue Date: Mar-2005
Publisher: Elsevier
Type: Journal Article
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: This is the author’s final version of this article. Published version © Elsevier, available from www.elsevier.com
Citation: La Rooy, D., Pipe, M. and Murray, J.E. 2005. Reminiscence and hypermnesia in children’s eyewitness memory. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 90(3): pp.235-254. Available from DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2004.11.002
Abstract: Three experiments examined reminiscence and hypermnesia in 5- and 6-year-olds’ memory for an event across repeated interviews that occurred either immediately afterward (Experiment 1) or after a 6-month delay (Experiments 2 and 3). Reminiscence (recall of new information) was reliably obtained in all of the experiments, although the numbers of new items recalled were fewer after a delay than when the interviews occurred immediately afterward. Hypermnesia (increasing total recall over repeated recall attempts) was obtained only in Experiment 1 when interviews occurred immediately and 24 h after the event.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/950
ISSN: 0022-0965
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