Varieties of Early Experience: Implications for the Development of Declarative Memory in Infancy

Varieties of Early Experience: Implications for the Development of Declarative Memory in Infancy

1st Edition - November 11, 2010

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  • Editor: Patricia Bauer
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080922638

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Volume 38 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series is concerned with the development of memory in the first years of life. It covers an introduction to normative development of memory during this period and an introduction of a means of assessing memory in preverbal infants--namely, elicited imitation. Three chapters each concern a special population in which we have reason to believe the development of memory will be affected due to compromised hippocampal development as a result of maternal gestational diabetes, preterm birth, early deprivation resulting from institutional (orphanage) care, and abuse and/or neglect by the caregiver.

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  • Goes in depth to address the varieties of Early Experience: Influences on Declarative Memory Development
  • A necessary resource for both psychology researchers and students


Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Table of Contents

    1. Declarative memory in infancy: An introduction to typical and atypical development - Patricia J. Bauer
    2. Finding the right fit: Examining developmentally appropriate levels of challenge in elicited imitation studies - Melissa M. Burch, Jennifer A. Schwade, Patricia J. Bauer
    3. Hearing the signal through the noise: Assessing the stability of individual differences in declarative memory in the second and third years of life - Patricia J. Bauer, Melissa M. Burch, Jennifer A. Schwade
    4. Declarative memory performance in infants of diabetic mothers - Tracy DeBoer,University, Patricia J. Bauer, Michael K. Georgieff, Charles A. Nelson
    5. The development of declarative memory in infants born preterm - Carol L. Cheatham, Chapel Hill, Heather Whitney Sesma, Patricia J. Bauer, Michael Georgieff
    6. Institutional care as a risk for declarative memory development - Maria G. Kroupina, Patricia J. Bauer, Megan R. Gunnar, Dana E. Johnson
    7. Declarative Memory in Abused and Neglected Infants - Carol L. Cheatham, Marina Larkina, Patricia J. Bauer, Sheree Toth, Dante Cicchetti
    8. Reflectinig on the processes of early memory development - Patricia J. Bauer

Product details

  • No. of pages: 234
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2010
  • Published: November 11, 2010
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080922638

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Patricia Bauer

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Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

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