Human reasoning is marked by an ability to remember one's personal past and to imagine one's future. Together these capacities rely on the notion of a temporally extended self or the self in time. Recent evidence suggests that it is during the preschool period that children first construct this form of self. By about four years of age, children can remember events from their pasts and reconstruct a personal narrative integrating these events. They know that past events in which they participated affect present circumstances ...

The Self in Time: Developmental Perspectives 2012, Psychology Press

ISBN-13: 9780415652759

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The Self in Time: Developmental Perspectives 2001, Psychology Press, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780805834550