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Mood and memory.
  • G. Bower
  • Psychology
    The American psychologist
  • 1981
TLDR
Experiments in which happy or sad moods were induced in subjects by hyp- notic suggestion to investigate the influence of emo- tions on memory and thinking found that subjects exhibited mood-state-dependent memory in recall of word lists, personal experiences recorded in a daily diary, and childhood experiences.
RECOGNITION AND RETRIEVAL PROCESSES IN FREE RECALL
TLDR
A critique of two popular "strength" theories, one which relates recall and recognition to the strength of one and the same memory trace, and another which relates only recognition memory to a similar strength measure are offered.
From conditioning to category learning: an adaptive network model.
  • M. Gluck, G. Bower
  • Psychology
    Journal of experimental psychology. General
  • 1 September 1988
TLDR
The adaptive network theory was used to extend the Rescorla-Wagner (1972) least mean squares (LMS) model of associative learning to phenomena of human learning and judgment and the results again support the ResCorla-wagner LMS learning rule as embedded within an adaptive network model.
Mood effects on person-perception judgments.
TLDR
Overall, happy subjects formed more favorable impressions and made more positive judgments than did sad subjects, and both cued recall and recognition memory were superior for mood-consistent characteristics.
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