Predicting confidence in flashbulb memories

@article{Day2014PredictingCI,
  title={Predicting confidence in flashbulb memories},
  author={Martin V. Day and Michael Ross},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={232 - 242}
}
Years after a shocking news event many people confidently report details of their flashbulb memories (e.g., what they were doing). People's confidence is a defining feature of their flashbulb memories, but it is not well understood. We tested a model that predicted confidence in flashbulb memories. In particular we examined whether people's social bond with the target of a news event predicts confidence. At a first session shortly after the death of Michael Jackson participants reported their… 
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