Flashbulb memories: Special, but not so special

  title={Flashbulb memories: Special, but not so special},
  author={Sven-{\aa}ke Christianson},
  journal={Memory \& Cognition},
This study deals withflashbulb memories associated with the assassination of the Swedish prime minister Olof Palme. A major goal of this research was to explore the consistency of such memories through comparison of the subjects' recollections on two different occasions, one year apart. The results obtained indicated that flashbulb events are accurately recalled in terms of a narrative conception of the concomitant circumstances of the event, but that the event descriptions are not consistent… 
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