Memory for emotional and neutral information: Gender and individual differences in emotional sensitivity

@article{Bloise2007MemoryFE,
  title={Memory for emotional and neutral information: Gender and individual differences in emotional sensitivity},
  author={Suzanne M Bloise and Marcia K. Johnson},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={192 - 204}
}
In studies of autobiographical memory, women typically remember more emotional information than do men. The present study evaluated whether women recall more emotional information than men when the content of an event is controlled. Participants read a script containing emotional and neutral information, under instructions to prepare advice for the characters addressing either interpersonal issues (emotional focus), concrete plans (neutral focus), or with no particular topic suggested… 
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