Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan

 

New York, NY: Psychology Press, 2009

Elizabeth Kensinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

“Though many factors can influence the likelihood that we remember a past experience, one critical determinant is whether the experience caused us to have an emotional response. Emotional experiences are more likely to be remembered than nonemotional ones, and over the past couple of decades there has been an increased interest in understanding how emotion conveys this memory benefit.

This book will be of interest to researchers and graduate students¬†in memory, emotion, and aging, working in the fields of cognitive psychology, cognitive or affective neuroscience, and developmental or lifespan psychology.”

- Psychology Press

Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan

 

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