Memory and Emotion

Synopsis

Understanding the interplay between memory and emotion is crucial for the work of researchers in many arenas - clinicians, psychologists interested in eyewitness testimony, psychobiologists, to name just a few. Memory and Emotion spans all these areas and brings them together into one volume. Daniel Reisberg and Paula Hertel have assembled contributions from the most visible and productive researchers working at the intersection of emotion and memory. The result is a sophisticated profile of our current understanding of how memory is shaped both by emotion and emotional disorder. The diverse list of topics includes the biology of traumatic memory, the memory disorders produced by depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia, the nature of emotional memory both in children and the elderly, and the collective memory processes at work in remembering the Holocaust. This unified collection of cutting-edge research will be an invaluable guide to scholars and students in many different research areas.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Daniel Reisberg
  • Friderike Heuer
  • Tony W. Buchanan
  • Ralph Adolphs
  • Jessica D. Payne
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004

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