FLASHBULB MEMORIES ARE VIVID
Remembering traumatic or dramatic events in great detail is called “flashbulb memory.” Emotions are processed in the amygdala, which is very close to the hippocampus, which is involved in the long-term coding of information into memories.If you know that someone had a dramatic or traumatic experience, you need to understand
two things: 1. They’ll be convinced that what they remember is true and 2. It isn’t exactly true!