Offline consolidation of procedural skill learning is enhanced by negative emotional content

Abstract

It is now well established that both procedural skills and episodic memories consolidate across periods of offline retention, and most particularly across periods of sleep. Such consolidation has been demonstrated to be more marked for emotional than for neutral episodes, but the interaction between emotionality and the offline consolidation of procedural… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-010-2497-7

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