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flashbulb

Photog a small expendable glass light bulb formerly used to produce a bright flash of light
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Recollection of momentous episodes elicits memories that are to be seen in the present study as personal versions of flashbulb memories (Brown & Kulik, 1977/ 2000), that is, memories vivid and rich in contextual details regarding the subject's circumstances during the original event (Thomsen & Berntsen, 2003).
The Kodak Brownie brought affordable picture-taking to millions, but GE and its flashbulb made indoor picture-taking of birthday parties, Christmas mornings, and numerous other universal family celebrations possible.
Since Brown and Kulik's (1977) work, several studies have tried to identify the encoding and rehearsal factors that contribute to the formation of flashbulb memories.
In this paper we investigate three other assumptions implicit in most flashbulb research which have not been explored in detail.
So well, in fact, that researchers in 2002 reported that they could ignite such nanotubes with a camera flashbulb.
She's decided the best way to get headlines - apart from getting her thruppenies out - is to party alongside the likes of celebrity joke Dean Gaffney and assorted footballers, all of whom would turn up for the opening of an envelope if there was free booze and even the hint of a flashbulb.
Part of the appeal for some readers will perhaps arise from the vividness of their own flashbulb memories or the appealing investigation of young children who were watching the shuttle launch because a teacher was on board, and who had studied in class to prepare for it.
Vivid recollections of one's surroundings and other personal experiences at the time of momentous, surprising events have been dubbed flashbulb memories.
In her most recent work, Flashbulb Memories, 2000, Tesi projects a video shot of water (taken from a Venetian bridge) against a wall painted with colors that change from purple to green according to the play of light in the image.
The other rule I deduce from various magazines I fumble through at the Chinese take away is that those who live by the flashbulb die by the flashbulb.
Like a flashbulb illuminating fog, light from the outburst of a star has revealed its dusty surroundings.
In an 1958 photo taken by Secchiaroli, her face is entirely blanched by a flashbulb that has obliterated and blackened the Roman backdrop.