Source of arousal and memory for detail.

  title={Source of arousal and memory for detail.},
  author={Terry M Libkuman and Penney Nichols-Whitehead and James Griffith and R. C. Thomas},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={27 1},
Two questions about the relationship between arousal and memory were investigated: First, does the source of arousal influence memory, and, second, what impact does arousal have on memory for detail? In Experiment 1, physiological arousal (running or not running in place) was factorially combined with emotional arousal (viewing a neutral or an emotional slide sequence). Recognition memory was tested for gist, central detail, and background detail. Experiments 2 and 3 were similar to Experiment… CONTINUE READING