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Encoding specification) has no effect on constructability, it can be concluded that discriminability and constructability are separable empirically and may contribute independently to the successful use of retrieval cues. Summary: Strengths and Weaknesses One strength of the present approach to children's retrieval deficit is that developmental recall differences can be attributed precisely to problems of gaining access to, or retrieving, event information and not to the differential availability of event information in memory.

Baddeley, 1982; Loftus, Miller, & Burns, 1978). Thus, trace mutability may affect the power of cues to describe event information. In particular, mutability may affect children's use of cues. Some weak empirical support for this claim can be found in Liben's (1977, 1981) demonstration that operative changes in cognition may affect children's representations of event information in memory. However, the claim also seems reasonable on the assumption that children have less experience with events, and may encode events in less stereotypical and more variable ways than adults.

B"Same" question refers to the Item Specific retrieval question for Item Specific acquisition, and Categorical retrieval question for Categorical acquisition. CSame minus Different question recall. dDifferent + Same question recall. affect the use of cues, independent of retrieval sampling compatibility. The results suggest, first, that cue effectiveness may vary directly with the specificity of encoding. Second, young children in particular make ineffective use of categorical samplings. However, when the encoding of event information is specific and distinctive and compatible cue attributes are sampled at acquisition and retrieval, young children make excellent use of retrieval cues.

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