Colleen Seifert talks with Todd Mundt about Flashbulb Memories
By: Todd Mundt Interview Thursday, December 12, 2002
This week millions of people all over the world are remembering the moment they first learned about the September 11 attacks on America. Todd talks with Colleen Seifert, a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, about "flashbulb memories," the vivid, highly detailed memories people form when they have an intense emotional experience. They discuss how these memories are formed, how accurate they are and what kind of moments can trigger this kind of memory.