TB9 P&C Lecture 4; Emotion and memory

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1. Stimulus of the amygdala AFTER encoding...

  • Facilitates hippocampus consolidation
  • Is correlated with emotional understanding and TOM
  • Decreases activation in other emotion areas
  • Increases empathy
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2. What is an example of state dependent retrieval?

  • People developing an unconcious aversion to alcohol after experiencing aversive events whilst drinking
  • People being able to recall drunk memories only when they are drunk
  • People being able to recall drunk memories easily
  • People being unable to recall drunk memories unless prompted

3. What is the Velten technique of mood induction?

  • TMS is used to stimulate motor cortex during induction of different emotional states
  • Pps mood is implictly manipulated through odor presentation e.g fear sweat
  • Pps read self referential statements designed to make them happy or sad
  • MEPs are recorded from muscle groups associated with positive and negative emotions

4. What is used to measure effects of emotional valence and arousal longitudinally?

  • Subliminal priming
  • Implicit associations task
  • International affective pictures
  • Emotional stroop task

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

  • They try to maintain wellbeing and recall more positive than negative memories
  • They become depressed and retrieve more negative memories
  • Their retrieval of emotional memories does not change
  • Their retrieval of all emotional memories is suppressed


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