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Unformatted text preview: I was seated in a sixth-grade music class, and over the intercom I was told that the president had been shot. At first, everone just looked at each other. Then the class started yelling, and the music teacher tried to calm everyone down. About ten minutes later I heard over the intercom that Kennedy had died and that everyone should return to their homeroom. I remember that when I got to my homeroom, my teacher was crying and everyone was standing in a state of shock. They told us to go home. Major Determinants of Flashbulb Memories: high level of surprise high level of emotional arousal consequentiality more likely to be rehearsed...
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- Fall '09