The effect of mood and demand on memory.

@article{Alexander1986TheEO,
  title={The effect of mood and demand on memory.},
  author={Lynn Alexander and R. G{\"u}nther},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={1986},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={343-50}
}
Mood biasing – the tendency to remember information consistent with one's prevailing mood – was demonstrated in an experiment in which mood-induced subjects recalled personal experiences and a list of self-descriptive personality traits based on a bogus personality test. Elated subjects recalled more positive experiences and traits while depressed subjects… CONTINUE READING