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Imaging emotional influences on learning and memory

Kevin S. LaBar

in Neuroimaging of Human Memory

Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780199217298
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191696077 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217298.003.0018
Imaging emotional influences on learning and memory

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This chapter discusses relevant psychological and neurobiological theories on emotion and emotional memory. It also illustrates how neuroimaging research has validated and extended the animal models and has led to new insights into mechanisms of emotional memory in humans.

Keywords: psychological theories; neurobiological theories; emotion; emotional memory; memory; neuroimaging

Chapter.  8073 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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