Processing of emotional reactivity and emotional memory over sleep.

  title={Processing of emotional reactivity and emotional memory over sleep.},
  author={Bengi Baran and Edward F. Pace-Schott and Callie Ericson and Rebecca M. C. Spencer},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  volume={32 3},
Sleep enhances memories, particularly emotional memories. As such, it has been suggested that sleep deprivation may reduce posttraumatic stress disorder. This presumes that emotional memory consolidation is paralleled by a reduction in emotional reactivity, an association that has not yet been examined. In the present experiment, we used an incidental memory task in humans and obtained valence and arousal ratings during two sessions separated either by 12 h of daytime wake or 12 h including… CONTINUE READING
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