Personality and emotional memory: How regulating emotion impairs memory for emotional events

@article{Richards2006PersonalityAE,
  title={Personality and emotional memory: How regulating emotion impairs memory for emotional events},
  author={J. McDowell Richards and James Jonathan Gross},
  journal={Journal of Research in Personality},
  year={2006},
  volume={40},
  pages={631-651}
}

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