Consolidation-like effects in flashbulb memories: evidence from September 11, 2001.

@article{Weaver2004ConsolidationlikeEI,
  title={Consolidation-like effects in flashbulb memories: evidence from September 11, 2001.},
  author={Charles A Weaver and Kevin Krug},
  journal={The American journal of psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={117 4},
  pages={517-30}
}
After September 11, 2001, we distributed flashbulb memory questionnaires at 5 different dates: within 48 hr (T1) and at 1 week (T2), 1 month (T3), 3 months (T4), and 1 year (T5). We scored responses for self-reported memory (veracity unverified), memory accuracy (recollection-matched T1 response), and memory consistency (recollection-matched prior responses other than T1). Self-reported memory and subjective confidence remained near ceiling, although the accuracy declined. However, memories… CONTINUE READING