Emotion and Memory Research: A Grumpy Overview

@article{Levine2004EmotionAM,
  title={Emotion and Memory Research: A Grumpy Overview},
  author={L. Levine and David A Pizarro},
  journal={Social Cognition},
  year={2004},
  volume={22},
  pages={530-554}
}
  • L. Levine, David A Pizarro
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Social Cognition
  • A great deal of research on emotion and memory has focused on the question of whether emotion enhances memory. Based on this research, investigators have variously claimed that emotional memories are indelible; that emotion has no special effects on memory at all; and that emotion leads to enhanced memory for either congruent or central information. In this overview, we review the current status of these claims. Although considerable progress has been made toward understanding whether and how… CONTINUE READING
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