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The Role Emotion Plays in Memory

What role does emotion play in memory? Provide an example in your response.

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Emotion and memory are linked. There are a variety of experiences that indicate this fact. Perhaps you're in school and you meet a bunch of new people for the term. The people who are likely to stand out are the people that illicit a personal response; like an individual from the opposite sex making you laugh or a teacher that makes you feel embarrassed. In order to make new memories, the brain is needed (this goes without saying), however the region of the ...

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This solution discusses the role emotion plays in memory and the brain areas involved. The text contains 258 words and a reference.