flashbulb memory


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flashbulb memory

n
(Psychology) psychol the clear recollections that a person may have of the circumstances associated with a dramatic event
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A flashbulb memory, as described by Brown and Kulik, is the memory of an event by a number of people.
began his research into flashbulb memory the day the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated in 1986.
episodic memory, flashbulb memory, verbal memory, and so many other types of memory which are intended to describe the memory processes.
Nevertheless, the high phenomenal richness of these memories is a common assumption in flashbulb memory research that has scarcely been tested.
This result is in agreement with previous flashbulb memory research that has reported an overall loss of information over time (Christianson, 1989; Christianson & Engelberg, 1999; Curci et al.
Is flashbulb memory a special instance of source memory?
Long term flashbulb memory for learning of Princess Diana's death.
Classic flashbulb memory events are hearing about the assassination of John Kennedy, the death of Princess Diana, and, most recently, the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001.
Their perspectives include verbalizing musical memories, flashbulb memory for September 11 and the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster, remembering social information, children's strategic regulation of memory accuracy, and building basic memories into more complex knowledge.
First we examine the collective nature of flashbulb memories which, although a requirement for most flashbulb memory studies, has been largely overlooked.
Based on both past research and the level of media coverage, these two events seem suitable candidates to study flashbulb memory assumptions.
This is a longer elapsed time than used in many flashbulb memory studies, including Conway et al.