Learning under stress impairs memory formation

@article{Schwabe2010LearningUS,
  title={Learning under stress impairs memory formation},
  author={Lars Schwabe and Oliver Tobias Wolf},
  journal={Neurobiology of Learning and Memory},
  year={2010},
  volume={93},
  pages={183-188}
}
  • L. Schwabe, O. Wolf
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Converging lines of evidence indicate that stress either before or after learning influences memory. Surprisingly little is known about how memory is affected when people learn while they are stressed. Here, we examined the impact of learning under stress in 48 healthy young men and women. Participants were exposed to stress (socially evaluated cold pressor test) or a control condition while they learned emotional words and neutral words that were either conceptually associated with or… Expand
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