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Affect and Accuracy in Recall
Studies of 'Flashbulb' Memories

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Part of Emory Symposia in Cognition

Eugene Winograd, Ulric Neisser, Nicole Harsch, Steen F. Larsen, John Neil Bohannon III, Victoria Louise Symons, Amye Richelle Warren, Jeffery N. Swartwood, David B. Pillemer, Paul E. Gold, Daniel Reisberg, Friderike Heuer, Sven-Åke Christianson, Elizabeth F. Loftus, Leah Kaufman, Michael McCloskey, David C. Rubin, William F. Brewer
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  • Date Published: March 2011
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  • isbn: 9780511878763

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  • Recollections of unexpected and emotional events (called "flashbulb" memories) have long been the subject of theoretical speculation. The fourth Emory Symposium on Cognition brought together everyone who has done research on memories of the Challenger explosion, in order to gain better understanding of the phenomenon of flashbulb memories: How do flashbulb memories compare with other kinds of recollections? Are they unusually accurate, or especially long-lived? Do they reflect the activity of a special mechanism, as has been suggested? The book also addresses more general issues of affect and accuracy: Do emotion and arousal strengthen memory? If so, under what conditions? By what physiological mechanisms?

    • A study of a fascinating aspect of memory research
    • Uses research findings to illustrate theoretical points
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    "...a important book that will be used extensively by researchers concerned with memory in natural circumstances. It contains excellent reviews of the effects of emotion on memory, developmental aspects of flashbulb memories, and the neurobiology of memory and concludes with spirited discussion of methodological and theoretical issues." Martin A. Conway, Science

    "...well-written...well-balanced...the subject matter is inherently interesting to a broad audience...I strongly recommend this book. Efforts at studying and conceptualizing the interaction between affect and memory are not easy to find, and the authors of this book have made a scholarly contribution to this scientifically and clinically important area." Nathan Zilberg, Imagination, Cognition and Personality

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    • Date Published: March 2011
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511878763
    • contains: 19 b/w illus. 16 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    List of contributors
    1. Introduction Eugene Winograd
    Part I. Empirical Studies:
    2. Phantom flashbulbs: false recollections of hearing the news about Challenger Ulric Neisser and Nicole Harsch
    3. Potential flashbulbs: memories of ordinary news as the baseline Steen F. Larsen
    4. Flashbulb memories: confidence, consistency, and quantity John Neil Bohannon III and Victoria Louise Symons
    Part II. Developmental Studies:
    5. Developmental issues in flashbulb memory research: children recall the Challenger event Amye Richelle Warren and Jeffery N. Swartwood
    6. Preschool children's memories of personal circumstances: the fire alarm study David B. Pillemer
    Part III. Emotion and Memory:
    7. A proposed neurobiological basis for regulating memory storage for significant events Paul E. Gold
    8. Remembering the details of emotional events Daniel Reisberg and Friderike Heuer
    9. Do flashbulb memories differ from other types of emotional memories? Sven-Åke Christianson
    10. Why do traumatic experiences sometimes produce good memory (flashbulbs) and sometimes no memory (repression)? Elizabeth F. Loftus and Leah Kaufman
    Part IV. Theoretical Issues:
    11. Special versus ordinary memory mechanisms in the genesis of flashbulb memories Michael McCloskey
    12. Remembering personal circumstances: a functional analysis David B. Pillemer
    13. Constraints on memory David C. Rubin
    14. The theoretical and empirical status of the flashbulb memory hypothesis William F. Brewer
    Author index
    Subject index.

  • Editors

    Eugene Winograd, Emory University, Atlanta

    Ulric Neisser, Emory University, Atlanta

    Contributors

    Eugene Winograd, Ulric Neisser, Nicole Harsch, Steen F. Larsen, John Neil Bohannon III, Victoria Louise Symons, Amye Richelle Warren, Jeffery N. Swartwood, David B. Pillemer, Paul E. Gold, Daniel Reisberg, Friderike Heuer, Sven-Åke Christianson, Elizabeth F. Loftus, Leah Kaufman, Michael McCloskey, David C. Rubin, William F. Brewer

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