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The way in which infants remember the hue of a stimulus over time was assessed by testing 32 infants (mean age = 19.6 weeks) in a “paired comparisons” procedure. The infants were familiarised to one hue and then presented either immediately or after a 5-min delay with two tests on which the familiar hue was paired with a novel hue either from the same category or a new category. The infants in both delay groups showed a significant preference for the latter whereas only those in the immediate-test group showed a significant preference for the former. The results suggest that infants are capable of remembering more than the general category of a hue but after a delay may only remember hue in these terms.