TITLE

Total recall

AUTHOR(S)
Cassidy, Anne
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Working Mother;Sep93, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the issue of memory retention in children. What children forget; Reasons for a child's failure to register information; Tendency among children to use forgetfulness as an excuse; Range of a child's memory; Suggestions on how to help children remember.
ACCESSION #
9401101112

 

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