Study, publishednderdeveloped ability Recollections Origin RememberDuring childhood and adolescence, children develop the ability to not only remember past events, but the source of those memories. For example, someone may remember completing a specific person and the context in which he or she meets this person. New research from Germany has found that the ability to remember the origin of memories is a relatively long process that matures not completely, but is not completely developed until adulthood.
The study, published by researchers at the University of Saarland, in the journal Child Development. His findings have implications for the legal arena in terms of the reliability of children’s testimony. Continue reading “Publishednderdeveloped ability Recollections Origin RememberDuring childhood and adolescence.”