Cognitive neuroscience of emotional memory

@article{LaBar2006CognitiveNO,
  title={Cognitive neuroscience of emotional memory},
  author={K. LaBar and R. Cabeza},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={54-64}
}
  • K. LaBar, R. Cabeza
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • Emotional events often attain a privileged status in memory. Cognitive neuroscientists have begun to elucidate the psychological and neural mechanisms underlying emotional retention advantages in the human brain. The amygdala is a brain structure that directly mediates aspects of emotional learning and facilitates memory operations in other regions, including the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex. Emotion–memory interactions occur at various stages of information processing, from the initial… CONTINUE READING
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