The Express-Times, Monday, September 11, 2006
Story by Precious Petty on memories of September 11, 2001, focuses on why people form "flashbulb memories" of a stressful and fearful experience include comments by Gregory Kerr, associate professor of philosophy at DeSales. According to Kerr, on a day like September 11th, people were in a state of "heightened vigilance," so even seemingly unimportant moments were recorded in vivid detail. "The very fabric of what we had taken for granted had a huge hole ripped in it and we were not sure what to expect next," said Kerr. DeSales student Chad Serfass, senior elementary major, said the experience made him worry about a possible war and a draft. He started to pay closer attention to current events by watching the news and reading the newspaper.
Press Release: Flashbulb memories' to last a lifetime | Posted on: 9/11/2006
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