Corpus ID: 16765546

Memory and Autobiographical Memory for the Events of September 11 , 2001

  title={Memory and Autobiographical Memory for the Events of September 11 , 2001},
  author={K. Pezdek},
This research compares event memory and autobiographical memory for an event that was experienced to be more distressing, with more significant and widespread consequences than was any other event for which memory has been studied in a large sample. Memory for the events of September 11 was assessed seven weeks later in three samples: (a) 275 college students from Manhattan; (b) 167 college students from California; and (c) 127 college students from Hawaii. Whereas event memory was most… Expand

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