Long - Term Memory for the Terrorist Attack of September 11 : Flashbulb Memories , Event Memories , and the Factors

Abstract

More than 3,000 individuals from seven US cities reported on their memories of learning of the terrorist attacks of September 11, as well as details about the attack, one week, 11 months, and/or 35 months after the assault. Some studies of flashbulb memories examining long-term retention show slowing in the rate of forgetting after a year, whereas others… (More)

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@inproceedings{Hirst2010LongT, title={Long - Term Memory for the Terrorist Attack of September 11 : Flashbulb Memories , Event Memories , and the Factors}, author={William Hirst and Elizabeth A. Phelps and Randy L. Buckner and Andrew E. Budson and John D. E. Gabrieli and Marcia K. Johnson and Cindy Lustig and Karen J. Mitchell and Kevin N. Ochsner and Daniel L. Schacter and Jon S. Simons and Chandan J. Vaidya}, year={2010} }