Remembering a nuclear accident in Japan: Did it trigger flashbulb memories?

  title={Remembering a nuclear accident in Japan: Did it trigger flashbulb memories?},
  author={Hajime Otani and Takashi Kusumi and Koichi Kato and Ken Matsuda and Rosalie P. Kern and Robert L. Widner and Nobuo Ohta},
  pages={20 - 6}
Flashbulb memories are vivid memories of the details surrounding the discovery of an emotional event. We investigated whether the nuclear accident that occurred in Japan in 1999 produced flashbulb memories among people who lived near the accident site. A questionnaire was distributed twice (approximately 3 weeks after the accident and 1 year later) to (1) the residents of the communities surrounding the accident site, (2) the students at a university near the accident site, and (3) the students… 
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