Cultural variation in the correlates of flashbulb memories: An investigation in five countries

@article{Kulkofsky2011CulturalVI,
  title={Cultural variation in the correlates of flashbulb memories: An investigation in five countries},
  author={Sarah Kulkofsky and Qi Wang and Martin A. Conway and Yubo Hou and Çagla Aydin and Katrin Mueller-Johnson and Helen L Williams},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={233 - 240}
}
Flashbulb memory (FBM) refers to the vivid memory for the context of learning about a public news event. Past research has identified a number of factors that influence the formation of FBM, such as the importance of the event, the experience of intense emotions, and the amount of post-event rehearsal. Although such factors may be universal in predicting FBM formation across cultures, they may differentially impact FBM given different cultural belief systems and practices. In the present study… 
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