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Flashbulb Memories: Are Your Most Cherished Memories Lying to You?

Author: Olivia Games

Editors: Ken Saito and Peggy Yang

Artist: Denise Suárez

Do you have a memory from ages ago that sticks in your mind, no matter how long it has been? You have a vivid picture of the scene in your brain: the location, the emotions, the exact time, the aroma, and the people you were with. These types of memories were characterized in 1977 by Roger Brown and James Kulik as flashbulb memories: lively m