ERIC Number: EJ456321
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Object Characteristics and Recall in Young Children.
Saarnio, David A.
International Journal of Behavioral Development, v15 n4 p473-86 Dec 1992
Investigated the hypothesis that preschoolers encode perceptual attributes, but not conceptual attributes, of objects in recall tasks. Children were asked to recall typical and atypical objects, or objects that varied in typicality and size. Children were influenced by both conceptual and perceptual stimulus characteristics. (LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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