The effect of beta-adrenergic blockade after encoding on memory of an emotional event


Abstract Rationale. Animal and human studies lend support to the hypothesis that enhanced memory associated with emotional experiences involves activation of the beta-adrenergic system. Evidence for the role of noradrenaline in emotional memory in humans has been gathered from experimental studies where blockade of the beta-adrenergic system with a beta… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00213-002-1163-6

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