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Author Schmidt, Stephen R. (Stephen Richard), 1953-
Title Extraordinary memories for exceptional events / Stephen R. Schmidt.
Published New York, NY : Psychology Press, 2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  BF370 .S36 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 218 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Essays in cognitive psychology
Essays in cognitive psychology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-198) and index.
Contents Preface -- About the author -- What are extraordinary memories and exceptional events? -- Metaphors and foundations -- Flashbulb memories -- Emotional significance : laboratory studies -- Secondary distinctiveness : memory for the bizarre and unusual -- Primary distinctiveness : escape from monotony -- Summary and conclusions : what supports outstanding memories? -- References.
Subject Memory.
ISBN 1848729154 (alk. paper)
9781848729155 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 727702707