Evidence for the role of affect in mood congruent recall of autobiographic memories

  title={Evidence for the role of affect in mood congruent recall of autobiographic memories},
  author={Sasa Drace},
  journal={Motivation and Emotion},
  • Sasa Drace
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • In the present study we test the hypothesis that the effect of mood congruence in autobiographical recall is underlain by affective state. Fifty-one participants were subjected to positive and negative mood inductions, and then asked to recall one personal memory. One half of the participants was in a condition that mirrored a hot (standard) mood induction procedure and the other half was in a condition that mirrored the so-called cold-mood induction procedure, which involved a more descriptive… CONTINUE READING
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