How personal experience modulates the neural circuitry of memories of September 11.

@article{Sharot2007HowPE,
  title={How personal experience modulates the neural circuitry of memories of September 11.},
  author={Tali Sharot and Elizabeth A Martorella and Mauricio R. Delgado and Elizabeth A. Phelps},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2007},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={389-94}
}
Brown and Kulik [Brown R, Kulik J (1977) Cognition 5:73-99] introduced the term "flashbulb memory" to describe the recall of shocking, consequential events such as hearing news of a presidential assassination. They proposed that the vivid detail of such memories results from the action of a unique neural mechanism. In the present study of personal recollections of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11) in New York City, we combine behavioral and brain imaging techniques, with two… CONTINUE READING

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