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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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A este tipo de recuerdos los denominaron Recuerdos Flashbulb (FBM).
Flashbulb memory was assessed using a directed interview technique, including questions on event memory, flashbulb memory, vividness, rehearsal, emotion, surprise, novelty and importance (see Annex).
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.
There has been much discussion about flashbulb memories(1) since Brown & Kulik (1977) introduced the term to refer to the vivid recollections that people have of what they were doing when they first heard about major events.
Their perspectives include verbalizing musical memories, flashbulb memory for September 11 and the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster, remembering social information, children's strategic regulation of memory accuracy, and building basic memories into more complex knowledge.
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.
The answer, as all students of autobiographical memory will know, is that they have been the subject of investigations into 'flashbulb memories'.
So well, in fact, that researchers in 2002 reported that they could ignite such nanotubes with a camera flashbulb. Now, Riad Manaa, a chemist at the Lawrence Livermore (Calif.) National Laboratory, and his coworkers have demonstrated that this ignition process is suitable for detonating explosives.
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.
Vivid recollections of one's surroundings and other personal experiences at the time of momentous, surprising events have been dubbed flashbulb memories.
In an 1958 photo taken by Secchiaroli, her face is entirely blanched by a flashbulb that has obliterated and blackened the Roman backdrop.