The neural correlates of memory for a life-threatening event: An fMRI study of passengers from flight AT236.

@article{Palombo2016TheNC,
  title={The neural correlates of memory for a life-threatening event: An fMRI study of passengers from flight AT236.},
  author={Daniela J. Palombo and Margaret C. McKinnon and Anthony Randal McIntosh and Adam K. Anderson and Rebecca M. Todd and Brian Levine},
  journal={Clinical psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={312-319}
}
We investigated the neural correlates of remote traumatic reexperiencing in survivors of a life-threatening incident: the near crash of Air Transat (AT) Flight 236. Survivors' brain activity was monitored during video-cued recollection of the AT disaster, September 11th, 2001 (9/11), and a comparatively non-emotional (neutral) event. Passengers showed a robust memory enhancement effect for the AT incident relative to the 9/11 and neutral events. This traumatic memory enhancement was associated… CONTINUE READING
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