Distinctiveness in flashbulb memory: Comparative analysis of five terrorist attacks

  title={Distinctiveness in flashbulb memory: Comparative analysis of five terrorist attacks},
  author={Galit Edery-Halpern and Israel Nachson},
  pages={147 - 157}
The purpose of the present study was to find out whether a series of terrorist attacks, which share some common features, elicit flashbulb memories (of the personal circumstances in which the person first learned about these events) that are usually elicited by a single, unexpected, surprising, and personally important event. A total of 131 participants answered questions regarding details of five terrorist attacks that had taken place in Israel during the years 1995–1997. In addition, they… 
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