TV or not TV? Does the immediacy of viewing images of a momentous news event affect the quality and stability of flashbulb memories?

@article{Schaefer2011TVON,
  title={TV or not TV? Does the immediacy of viewing images of a momentous news event affect the quality and stability of flashbulb memories?},
  author={Evelyn G. Schaefer and Michael Halldorson and Cheryl Dizon-Reynante},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={251 - 266}
}
The flashbulb accounts of 38 participants concerning the September 11th 2001 terrorist attack reported at both 28 hours and 6 months following the event were examined for quantity, quality, and consistency as a function of the time lapse between first learning of the event and initial viewing of media images. The flashbulb accounts of those who reported seeing images at least an hour after learning of the event differed qualitatively, but not quantitatively, from accounts of participants who… 
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