Differential effects of emotional arousal in short- and long-term memory in healthy adults.

@article{Quevedo2003DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of emotional arousal in short- and long-term memory in healthy adults.},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Quevedo and Marcia Kauer Sant'anna and Marcelo Madruga and Isabel Lovato and Fernanda de-Paris and Fl{\'a}vio Kapczinski and Ivan A. Izquierdo and Larry Cahill},
  journal={Neurobiology of learning and memory},
  year={2003},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={132-5}
}
  • João Quevedo, Marcia Kauer Sant'anna, +5 authors Larry Cahill
  • Published 2003 in Neurobiology of learning and memory
Recent studies demonstrated important differences between short- and long-term memory mechanisms. Besides, the emotional component has a crucial role in memory formation. This study was carried out to answer whether there is a differential influence of emotional arousal in short- and long-term memory in healthy adults. Thirty-one healthy volunteers were divided into two major groups. In the first group long-term memory (LTM) was evaluated, with the testing session one week after training. The… CONTINUE READING