Examining the life story account of the reminiscence bump: Why we remember more from young adulthood

@article{Demiray2009ExaminingTL,
  title={Examining the life story account of the reminiscence bump: Why we remember more from young adulthood},
  author={Burcu Demiray and Sami G{\"u}lg{\"o}z and Susan Bluck},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2009},
  volume={17},
  pages={708 - 723}
}
The reminiscence bump is a robust finding demonstrated mostly with the cue-word method in Western cultures. The first aim of the study was to replicate the reminiscence bump using a life history timeline method and to extend reminiscence bump research to a Turkish sample. The second aim was to empirically examine the recently proposed life story account (Glück & Bluck, 2007) for the reminiscence bump. The sample consisted of 40 women and 32 men aged 52 to 66 years. Participants’ lives were… 

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