FLASHBULB memory quiz
Do you have FLASH memories?

Five questions to discover if you have "flashbulb" memories!

"Flash" memory. Also known as "flashbulb" memory. The brain (according to Experts) can recall specific details of "long-past" events in your life...if those episodes are accompanied by important (or alarming) circumstances. Metaphorically, the skull "lights up" during those moments, and scorches your cortex with an indelible imprint.

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Question One

Here's the CLASSIC "flashbulb" question: Can you remember where you were, or what you were doing, when you first heard the news that President Kennedy had been shot?

a) yes
b) no


If you're too young for this question to apply to you, then you may answer this alternate question instead.







































































Question One (Alternate)

Can you remember any specific details, or particular experiences, during your first day of high school?

a) yes
b) no



























































































Question Two

Can you remember any specific details, or particular experiences, during your first day of kindergarten?

a) yes
b) no



























































































Question Three

Can you recall any specific people, details, or activities during any of your birthdays before the age of ten?

a) yes
b) no



























































































Question Four

Can you remember what you were doing, or where you were, when you first heard the news that President Reagan had been shot? (Or...Can you recall any particular circumstances during a first wake, funeral, or wedding that you attended?)

a) yes
b) no



























































































Question Five

Can you remember the first (or last) name of your first MAJOR "crush"? (Or if this question is too ambiguous for you, can you recall anything you did on the morning of the day you heard that the Berlin Wall was going to be torn down?)

a) yes
b) no

























































































SCORING...

Count the number of flashbulbs you see. Click on the corresponding number below...

0-3

4-5

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Question Two


Can you remember any specific details, or particular experiences, during your first day of kindergarten?

a) yes
b) no



























































































-Question Three-


Can you recall any specific people, details, or activities during any of your birthdays before the age of ten?

a) yes
b) no



























































































-Question Four-


Can you remember what you were doing, or where you were, when you first heard the news that President Reagan had been shot? (Or...Can you recall any particular circumstances during a first wake, funeral, or wedding that you attended?)

a) yes
b) no



























































































-Question Five-


Can you remember the first (or last) name of your first MAJOR "crush"? (Or if this question is too ambiguous for you, can you recall anything you did on the morning of the day you heard that the Berlin Wall was going to be torn down?)

a) yes
b) no

























































































-SCORING...-


Count the number of flashbulbs you see. Click on the corresponding number below...

0-3

4-5

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Question Three


Can you recall any specific people, details, or activities during any of your birthdays before the age of ten?

a) yes
b) no



























































































-Question Four-


Can you remember what you were doing, or where you were, when you first heard the news that President Reagan had been shot? (Or...Can you recall any particular circumstances during a first wake, funeral, or wedding that you attended?)

a) yes
b) no



























































































-Question Five-


Can you remember the first (or last) name of your first MAJOR "crush"? (Or if this question is too ambiguous for you, can you recall anything you did on the morning of the day you heard that the Berlin Wall was going to be torn down?)

a) yes
b) no

























































































-SCORING...-


Count the number of flashbulbs you see. Click on the corresponding number below...

0-3

4-5

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Question Four


Can you remember what you were doing, or where you were, when you first heard the news that President Reagan had been shot? (Or...Can you recall any particular circumstances during a first wake, funeral, or wedding that you attended?)

a) yes
b) no



























































































-Question Five-


Can you remember the first (or last) name of your first MAJOR "crush"? (Or if this question is too ambiguous for you, can you recall anything you did on the morning of the day you heard that the Berlin Wall was going to be torn down?)

a) yes
b) no

























































































-SCORING...-


Count the number of flashbulbs you see. Click on the corresponding number below...

0-3

4-5

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Question Five


Can you remember the first (or last) name of your first MAJOR "crush"? (Or if this question is too ambiguous for you, can you recall anything you did on the morning of the day you heard that the Berlin Wall was going to be torn down?)

a) yes
b) no

























































































-SCORING...-


Count the number of flashbulbs you see. Click on the corresponding number below...

0-3

4-5

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SCORING...


Count the number of flashbulbs you see. Click on the corresponding number below...

0-3

4-5

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