TB9 P&C Lecture 4; Emotion and memory

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1. The effect of arousal on memory is only observed...?

  • Can only effect the memory for emotional stimuli
  • When arousal is influenced by negative events
  • Increased arousal can facilitate recall of positive, negative and neutral stimuli (like numbers)
  • When arousal is influenced by positive events
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2. In a study using identical twins and combat trauma experience...?

  • The small hippocampus twin with combat experience was most likely to develop PTSD
  • The large hippocampus twin with combat experience was most likely to develop PTSD
  • Both twins with small hippocampi will develop PTSD
  • Both twins with large hippocampi will develop PTSD

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

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

4. What is an issue with explicit mood manipulation techniques?

  • Pps may make a concious effort to resist mood manipulation
  • Pps may actively select mood congruent information from memory
  • Pps may not understand the task and
  • Pps may conceal their true emotions

5. Which influences memory consolidation more?

  • Perceptual valence
  • Arousal
  • Semantic salience
  • Emotional valence

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