ERIC Number: EJ1063741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
Reference Count: 21
Commentary: The Ontogeny of Human Memory: Where Are We Going?
Lavenex, Pamela Banta; Lavenex, Pierre
International Journal of Behavioral Development, v39 n4 p308-309 Jul 2015
In 1995, Nelson explored the relation between early memory development and corresponding changes in brain development, and conceptualized this knowledge in a coherent theoretical framework (Nelson, 1995). In their review, Jabe's and Nelson provide an update of Nelson's 1995 cognitive neuroscience model of human memory development. In this article, the author's highlight the major changes in perspective after 20 years of advances in the understanding of the neural basis of memory, and advocate the need for more systematic investigations of memory processes across the lifespan, which combine different models and levels of analysis: from genes, to brain to behavior.
Descriptors: Memory, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Neurosciences, Scientific Research, Cognitive Development, Genetics, Models, Behavior Patterns, Futures (of Society), Guidelines
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