Recent versus Remote: Flashbulb Memory for 9/11 and Self-Selected Events from the Reminiscence Bump

  title={Recent versus Remote: Flashbulb Memory for 9/11 and Self-Selected Events from the Reminiscence Bump},
  author={Jenny Y Denver and Sean M. Lane and Katie E Cherry},
  journal={The International Journal of Aging and Human Development},
  pages={275 - 297}
In two related studies, we examined flashbulb memories acquired from different points in the lifespan in younger and older adults. When asked to remember flashbulb memories from their lives, older adults were most likely to recall events from the reminiscence bump (Study 1A). In Study 1B, younger and older adults recalled 9/11 and a personal flashbulb event that occurred between ages 10 and 30. Older adults' memories of a recent event (9/11) were less likely than younger adults' to be… 
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