Consolidating memories.

@article{McGaugh2015ConsolidatingM,
  title={Consolidating memories.},
  author={James McGaugh},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={66},
  pages={
          1-24
        }
}
Our own experiences, as well as the findings of many studies, suggest that emotionally arousing experiences can create lasting memories. This autobiographical article provides a brief summary of the author's research investigating neurobiological systems responsible for the influence of emotional arousal on the consolidation of lasting memories. The research began with the finding that stimulant drugs enhanced memory in rats when administered shortly after training. Those findings suggested the… CONTINUE READING
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