Original Writing

What does it mean to remember 9/11?


Flashbulb memories of dramatic events aren’t as accurate as believed

The Conversation [reprinted at CNN and elsewhere]

What the Bourne films get right and wrong about amnesia

The Conversation [reprinted at Salon and elsewhere]

Does Pixar’s Inside Out show how memory actually works?

The Conversation [reprinted at Gizmodo and elsewhere]

Imperfect memories

The Academic Minute

Flashbulb memories – why do we remember learning about dramatic events so vividly?

The Conversation



What the Titanic submersible saga and the Greek migrant shipwreck say about our reactions to tragedy

Associated Press, David Sharp

Shooting by 6-year-old raises complex cultural questions

Associated Press, Holly Ramer

There’s a good chance you’re misremembering 9/11

IFLScience, James Felton

9/11: As decades pass, the act of remembering evolves

Associated Press, Ted Anthony

Covid graduation season is the time to end the milestone-industrial complex

NBC News, Rainsford Stauffer

Weaned on Hollywood endings, Americans now face a messy one

Associated Press, Ted Anthony

From a prolonged pandemic, a rethink of life’s milestones?

Associated Press, Leanne Italie

In-betweenland: As 2020 slips away, an American snapshot

Associated Press, Ted Anthony

How will we remember 2020?

Lafayette Magazine, Shannon Sigafoos

You’ll probably forget what it was like to live through a pandemic

Vice, Shayla Love

In virus times, have Americans found a shared experience?

Associated Press, Ted Anthony

For millennials, 9/11 and its aftermath shaped their view of the world

The Morning Call, Andrew Wagaman

Is our destiny in our own hands?

The Guardian, Oliver Burkeman

Your life story is made up of transitions and turning points – Do you know the difference?

BPS Research Digest, Alex Fradera

Emotion selectively distorts our recollections

Scientific American Mind, Ingfei Chen

Seared in our memories

APA Monitor, Bridget Murray Law

 Do you really remember where you were on 9/11?

LiveScience, Stephanie Pappas

Report links 9/11 memories to proximity

Associated Press, Randy Schmid