Mood-dependent memory

  title={Mood-dependent memory},
  author={P. Lewis and H. Critchley},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  • P. Lewis, H. Critchley
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • Have you ever noticed that when you are in a bad mood the whole world seems to be against you? More negative things seem to happen, and you even remember past episodes of your life in a more negative way than usual. Most of us have experienced this phenomenon, but few will have thought about how this mood might interact with our ability to remember. In a recent paper, Susanne Erk et al. shed light on a possible neural basis for this phenomena. 
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