Role of the Basolateral Amygdala in Memory Consolidation

@article{McIntyre2003RoleOT,
  title={Role of the Basolateral Amygdala in Memory Consolidation},
  author={Christa K McIntyre and Ann E. Power and Benno Roozendaal and J. L. Mcgaugh},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={985}
}
Abstract: Memories of emotionally arousing events tend to be more vivid and to persist longer than do memories of neutral or trivial events. Moreover, memories of emotionally influenced information may endure after a single experience. Recent findings strongly suggest that the influence of emotional arousal on memory consolidation is mediated by the release of adrenal stress hormones (epinephrine and glucocorticoids) and neurotransmitters that converge in modulating the noradrenergic system… 
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