Intergenerational transmission of the reminiscence bump and biographical conflict knowledge.

@article{Svob2012IntergenerationalTO,
  title={Intergenerational transmission of the reminiscence bump and biographical conflict knowledge.},
  author={Connie Svob and N. R. Brown},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={1404-9}
}
In the study reported here, we investigated intergenerational transmission of life stories in two groups of young adults: a conflict group and a nonconflict group. Only participants in the conflict group had parents who lived through violent political upheaval. All participants recalled and dated 10 important events from one of their parents' lives. There were three main findings. First, both groups produced sets of events that displayed a reminiscence bump related to the parent's estimated age… CONTINUE READING