Ordinary memory processes shape Flashbulb memories of extraordinary events

  title={Ordinary memory processes shape Flashbulb memories of extraordinary events},
  author={Jennifer M Talarico and David C. Rubin},
Brown and Kulik coined the term. We evaluate evidence for veridical, phenomenological, and metacognitive features that have been proposed to differentiate Flashbulb from ordinary autobiographical memories. We further consider the event conditions thought to be necessary to produce Flashbulb memories and discuss how post-event processing may distinguish Flashbulb memories. We conclude that a categorical dissociation between flashbulb and other autobiographical memories is untenable, but that… 

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