FUZZY TRACE THEORY By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a theory proposing that information is encoded on a continuum from precise traces to fuzzy traces. Developmental differences in cognition are attributed to ages of encoding. FUZZY TRACE THEORY: "Fuzzy trace theory was proposed by Charles Brainerd and Valerie Ryan." Related Psychology Terms VERBATIM TRACE FILTER THEORY DECODING KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION SOCIAL INFORMATION PROCESSING ELABORATION-LIKELIHOOD MODEL (ELM) PERSPECTIVE THEORY ELABORATIVE REHEARSAL DEFENSIVE PROCESSING SOCIAL ROLE THEORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUZZY TRACE THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fuzzy-trace-theory/ (accessed October 22, 2020).