Emotion and cognition: insights from studies of the human amygdala.

@article{Phelps2006EmotionAC,
  title={Emotion and cognition: insights from studies of the human amygdala.},
  author={E. Phelps},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={57},
  pages={
          27-53
        }
}
  • E. Phelps
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annual review of psychology
Traditional approaches to the study of cognition emphasize an information-processing view that has generally excluded emotion. In contrast, the recent emergence of cognitive neuroscience as an inspiration for understanding human cognition has highlighted its interaction with emotion. This review explores insights into the relations between emotion and cognition that have resulted from studies of the human amygdala. Five topics are explored: emotional learning, emotion and memory, emotion's… Expand
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