Summary: 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Department of Psychology,
Binghamton, NY 139026000
Scott A. Adler
Department of Psychology
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
A Dissociation in Infants'
Memory for Stimulus Size:
Evidence for the Early
Development of Multiple
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