Effects of oral cortisol treatment in healthy young women on memory retrieval of negative and neutral words.

@article{Kuhlmann2005EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of oral cortisol treatment in healthy young women on memory retrieval of negative and neutral words.},
  author={Sabrina Kuhlmann and Clemens Kirschbaum and Oliver T. Wolf},
  journal={Neurobiology of learning and memory},
  year={2005},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={158-62}
}
Studies in rodents have demonstrated that glucocorticoids enhance memory consolidation but impair delayed memory retrieval. Similar findings have been reported in humans. Emotional items are better remembered than neutral items. However, it is unknown if emotional valence influences the effects of cortisol on retrieval. In this double-blind crossover study… CONTINUE READING