‘Delayed remembering’: Kids can remember tomorrow what they forgot today
For adults, memories tend to fade with time. But a new study has shown that there are circumstances under which the opposite is true for small children: they can remember a piece of information better days later than they can on the day they first learned it. While playing a video game that asked them to remember associations between objects, 4- and 5-year-olds who re-played the game after a two-day delay scored more than 20 percent higher than kids who re-played it later the same day.
September 21, 2015 | Categories: Neuroscience Research, Psychology | Tags: behavioral science, cognitive science, Education, learning, neurobiology, neurology, peer reviewed, psychology, science, social science | Leave a comment