Attentionally modulated effects of cortisol and mood on memory for emotional faces in healthy young males.

@article{Honk2003AttentionallyME,
  title={Attentionally modulated effects of cortisol and mood on memory for emotional faces in healthy young males.},
  author={Jack van Honk and Roy P. C. Kessels and Peter Putman and Gerry Jager and H. P. F. Koppeschaar and Albert Postma},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={941-8}
}
Heightened cortisol levels due to stress or acute administration seem to enhance memory for emotional material, independently of emotional valence. An arousal-driven neurobiological mechanism involving the amygdala has been proposed. The relation between pre-task salivary measures of cortisol (by convention named 'basal levels') and emotionally modulated memory has not been investigated yet. Given the association between higher basal levels of cortisol and indices of low mood, valence-specific… CONTINUE READING

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