Some long-term effects of emotion on cognition.

@article{Moore2002SomeLE,
  title={Some long-term effects of emotion on cognition.},
  author={Simon C. Moore and Mike Oaksford},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={93 Pt 3},
  pages={383-95}
}
This study explored the long-term effects of emotion on cognition and over a 12-day period. Two divergent tasks were employed: a word association task and a visual learning task. Over the initial 4 days of the study, participants went through a mood-induction procedure then subsequently completed both tasks. Both tasks showed a reduction in reaction time consistent with the power law of learning across the first 4 consecutive days, and there was no significant change in reaction time between… CONTINUE READING

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