Accurate, inaccurate and omitted details in collective emotional memories: The case of Itzhak Rabin's assassination

@article{Zelig2012AccurateIA,
  title={Accurate, inaccurate and omitted details in collective emotional memories: The case of Itzhak Rabin's assassination},
  author={Anat Zelig and Israel Nachson},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2012},
  volume={20},
  pages={742 - 757}
}
Collective memory of the assassination of the former Israeli Prime Minister, Itzhak Rabin, was originally examined by asking 61 Israeli students, about two weeks after the assassination (T1) and about 11 months later (T2) to fill out an open-ended questionnaire about the assassination. About 13 years later (T3) a new sample of 80 students also filled out the memory questionnaire. In T2 and T3 the participants also self-assessed various emotional and cognitive variables about their memories. All… 
Collective Memory and History: An Examination of Perceptions of Accuracy and Preference for Biased “History” Passages
Collective memory is a socially shared representation of the past. History, contrastingly, strives to be an unbiased, objective, and critical account of the past. Many researchers have argued that
Assassination as a terrorist tactic: a global analysis
Abstract This study investigates what social, political, and economic conditions are associated with terrorist assassinations, and whether these conditions differ for suicide attacks. A series of
Preventing successful assassination attacks by terrorists: an environmental criminology approach
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to use an environmental criminology and situational crime prevention (SCP) framework to study global assassinations carried out by terrorists. The
Last Semester’s Enduring Impressions
The increased recollection of events occurring at the beginning and end of a period, known as the end point effect, is a phenomenon widely reported in the autobiographical memory literature. We used

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 94 REFERENCES
Flashbulb and factual memories: the case of Rabin's assassination
Similarities and differences between factual memories (FTM) and flashbulb memories (FBM) of the assassination of Israel's Prime Minister, Itzhak Rabin, were explored. About two weeks after the
Collaborative remembering of emotional events: The case of Rabin's assassination
TLDR
Responses to the two questionnaires were more accurate on the retest when they followed collaborative rather than individual responses on the original test, whereas the positive effect of collaborative remembering on performance on theretest was attributed to the contribution of contextual cues.
Personal memories for remote historical events: accuracy and clarity of flashbulb memories related to World War II.
One hundred forty-five Danes between 72 and 89 years of age were asked for their memories of their reception of the news of the Danish occupation (April 1940) and liberation (May 1945) and for their
Follow-up of a cross-national comparison on flashbulb and event memory for the September 11th attacks
TLDR
Results showed that national membership had a significant impact on event memory, and the emotional and rehearsal variables, but flashbulb memories for the September 11th attacks were found to be high and consistent across different countries.
Dissociating veridicality, consistency, and confidence in autobiographical and event memories for the Columbia shuttle disaster
TLDR
A total of 449 students were tested for their event memories and autobiographical memories of hearing about the Columbia shuttle disaster of 1st February 2003 and results are discussed with reference to recent studies contrasting autobiographical and event memories.
Evidence for the differential impact of time and emotion on personal and event memories for September 11, 2001
One week and six months following 9/11, University of Toronto students completed a questionnaire that assessed memory for that day's events. Questions assessed personal autobiographical information
Vivid memories
A new flashbulb memory model applied to the Marmara earthquake
This study was based on the recollections of people who experienced the Marmara earthquake and those who had no direct experience with it but only heard it on the news. Four models of flashbulb
Affect and Accuracy in Recall. Studies of « flashbulb » memories
Preface List of contributors 1. Introduction Eugene Winograd Part I. Empirical Studies: 2. Phantom flashbulbs: false recollections of hearing the news about Challenger Ulric Neisser and Nicole Harsch
Vivid memories of emotional events: The accuracy of remembered minutiae
TLDR
Using a long-term, incidental learning procedure, emotion promotes memory both for information central to an event and for peripheral detail, which contrasts with the results of explicit instructions to remember or to attend closely to the event, both of which seem to promote memory for the event’s gist at the expense of detail.
...
...