Acute social stress before the planning phase improves memory performance in a complex real life-related prospective memory task.

@article{Glienke2016AcuteSS,
  title={Acute social stress before the planning phase improves memory performance in a complex real life-related prospective memory task.},
  author={K Glienke and Martina Piefke},
  journal={Neurobiology of learning and memory},
  year={2016},
  volume={133},
  pages={171-181}
}
Successful execution of intentions, but also the failure to recall are common phenomena in everyday life. The planning, retention, and realization of intentions are often framed as the scientific concept of prospective memory. The current study aimed to examine the influence of acute stress on key dimensions of complex "real life" prospective memory. To this end, we applied a prospective memory task that involved the planning, retention, and performance of intentions during a fictional holiday… CONTINUE READING