TB9 P&C Lecture 4; Emotion and memory

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1. As people get older they exhibit the positive memory bias which is...?

  • Their retrieval of all emotional memories is suppressed
  • They become depressed and retrieve more negative memories
  • They try to maintain wellbeing and recall more positive than negative memories
  • Their retrieval of emotional memories does not change
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2. A smaller ___ is associated with people who develop PTSD after a stressful event?

  • Hippocampus
  • Basal ganglia
  • Amygdala
  • Cerebellum

3. What is a long-term stress hormone released from the adrenal gland?

  • Glucocorticoid
  • Dopamine
  • Noradrenaline
  • Oxycontin

4. Automatic encoding of emotion...?

  • Facilitates consolidation
  • Facilitates retrieval
  • Impacts STM
  • Only impacts LTM

5. In a study of tree shrews, what does stress from their natural environments cause?

  • Impairs amygdala functioning
  • Reduces axon branching in the hippocampus
  • Facilitates synaptic growth in the hippocampus
  • Causes programmed cell death in the hippocampus


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