Neural correlates of encoding emotional memories : a review of functional neuroimaging evidence

@inproceedings{Dolcos2008NeuralCO,
  title={Neural correlates of encoding emotional memories : a review of functional neuroimaging evidence},
  author={Florin Dolcos and Ekaterina Denkova},
  year={2008}
}
In recent years, emotion research has gained considerable interest from cognitive neuroscientists, who generally agree that emotion influences virtually all aspects of cognition. The mechanisms underlying the impact of emotion on memory have received particular interest, and have been extensively investigated in both humans and non-humans. Here, we review evidence from brain imaging studies investigating the neural correlates of the memory-enhancing effect of emotion in humans, with a focus on… CONTINUE READING

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