Amygdalar volume and emotional memory in Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Amygdalar volume and emotional memory in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Etsuro Mori and Manabu Ikeda and Nobutsugu Hirono and Hajime Kitagaki and Toru Imamura and Tatsuo Shimomura},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={156 2},
OBJECTIVE Everyday experience suggests that highly emotional events are often the most memorable. Experimental work in animals and humans has demonstrated that the amygdaloid complex plays a crucial role in emotional memory, i.e., memory of events arousing strong emotions. The aim of this study was to elucidate the relationship between medial temporal… CONTINUE READING