Emotions Directly Influence Learning and Memory Processes
Full article at http://neurosciencenews.com/learning-memory-emotion-limbic-system-2393/
A groundbreaking new study at the University of Haifa has found for the first time that emotions are not only the product of the processing of information by the brain, but that they also directly influence processes of learning and memory in the brain.
The research is in eLife
. (full open access)Research:
"Different types of theta rhythmicity are induced by social and fearful stimuli in a network associated with social memory" by Alex Tendler, Shlomo Wagner in eLife
The main goal of the new study was to identify the electrical activity that takes place in the brain during the formation of social memory. Image credit: OpenStax College. #emotion #learning #memory