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Memory and emotion

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These questions are briefly examined:

What role does emotion play in memory? Provide an example in your response.
How can memory be influenced by internal and external factors?

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As you examine the role of emotion upon memory, please note that there is a clear connection. Humans tend to remember emotionally charged events better than they do ordinary ones. An example is the 9/11 tragedy. Due to the massive emotion surrounding it by media coverage, we tend to remember that day forever based on the emotive charge ...

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Human memory is discussed briefly.

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