Slides in this set
Typical flashbulb memories are dramatic,
unexpected and shocking.
What details do people remember?
· Where they were
· What they were doing
· How they were informed
· How they reacted
· How others around them reacted…read more
Brown and Kulik
Found that American PPs had high levels of
recall of the assassination of Kennedy.
However Black PPs were far more likely to recall
the assassination of Medger Evers*.
Pause for thought: Why do you think this was??
*civil rights worker.…read more
Was sceptical about FBM. He investigated
memories of the Challenger Shuttle Disaster.
He took accounts given by the same man over
two years apart:
"I was in my religion class and some people
walked in and started talking about it...the
schoolteacher's students had been watching
and I though it was soo sad. I went to my room
and watched the TV... I got all the details from