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Which of the following statements about flashbulb memories is true?

A) Flashbulb memories tend to be about as accurate as other types of memories.
B) People feel unconfident about their recall of flashbulb memories.
C) A major news event automatically causes a person to store a flashbulb memory.
D) Your memory of how you felt at the onset of a flashbulb memory rarely changes over time.

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Answer: A
Rationale: Although flashbulb memories are very detailed and individuals reciting the details are very confident of their accuracy, they are not necessarily more accurate than any other memories. Research indicates that flashbulb memories fade and can be revised over time, just as regular memories can.

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