The memory paradox

Rachel Yehuda*, Marian Joels, Richard G. M. Morris

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Abstract

Declarative and emotional memories are key to quality of life and day-to-day functioning. The absence of memory or the inability to recall memories properly in an emotional context leads to dysfunction but, paradoxically, memories that generate too much emotion can be equally disabling.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)837-839
Number of pages3
JournalNature reviews neuroscience
Volume11
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec-2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • POSTTRAUMATIC-STRESS-DISORDER
  • CONSOLIDATION
  • SCHEMAS

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