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2000 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Peter Gerhardstein

Summary: 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Peter Gerhardstein
Department of Psychology,
Binghamton University-SUNY
Binghamton, NY 139026000
Scott A. Adler
Carolyn Rovee-Collier
Department of Psychology
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
A Dissociation in Infants'
Memory for Stimulus Size:
Evidence for the Early
Development of Multiple
Memory Systems
Received 15 June 1999; accepted 7 September 1999
ABSTRACT: Adults' memory performance on recognition (explicit memory) tests is sensitive
to stimulus size, but their performance on priming (implicit memory) tests is not. This memory
dissociation is taken as evidence for two, functionally distinct memory systems. Young infants,
however, are thought to possess only a single representational system that supports implicit


Source: Adler, Scott A. - Centre for Vision Research & Department of Psychology, York University (Toronto)


Collections: Biology and Medicine