MEMORY PSYCHOLOGY

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FALSHBULB MEMORY
- BROWN AND KULICK 'flassbulb memories' differ as they invlove enduring imrint of events surrounding an imporatnt incident. remember context of personally imporant event eg JFK assasination, 9/11. Memory may not be event but where you heard about it.
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FLASHBULT ANALOGY
'Flashbulb' is the memory of incidental details eg where , what, who, as if scene illiminatted like a flasbulb. Suggests memories are like photographs in accuracy and unchanging nature (dont not record every part of scene).
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SUPPORT
- CONWAY ET AL supports, argues that studies on memory relating to our personal lives (e.g resignation MargretThatcher of uk resident) are more accurate in LT.CAHILL AND MCGOUGH adaptive, animals have evloved to release hormones which aid LT storage
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AGAINST
NEISSER, fb memories are not different, LT nature is due to constant rehersal rather than neural activity. WRIGHT interviewed P's on Hillsborough football disater, 5 moths after no stron FB's only vague memories.Most reconstruct, mix with what heard.
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PERSONAL EVENTS
SHEINGOLD AND TENNAY on perosnal mems (eg birth of sibling).most had good memory of who told
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'Flashbulb' is the memory of incidental details eg where , what, who, as if scene illiminatted like a flasbulb. Suggests memories are like photographs in accuracy and unchanging nature (dont not record every part of scene).

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FLASHBULT ANALOGY

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- CONWAY ET AL supports, argues that studies on memory relating to our personal lives (e.g resignation MargretThatcher of uk resident) are more accurate in LT.CAHILL AND MCGOUGH adaptive, animals have evloved to release hormones which aid LT storage

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NEISSER, fb memories are not different, LT nature is due to constant rehersal rather than neural activity. WRIGHT interviewed P's on Hillsborough football disater, 5 moths after no stron FB's only vague memories.Most reconstruct, mix with what heard.

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SHEINGOLD AND TENNAY on perosnal mems (eg birth of sibling).most had good memory of who told

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