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Emotions and memory – Episode 2: Dealing with emotional overload (Part 1)

This post is also available in Dutch.

In Episode 1, we saw how emotions influence memory by either helping retain memories or disturbing us from the information in hand. Now let’s see how to deal with emotional overload.


Redaction – Illustration : Roselyne Chauvin / Editing : Adeline LucchesiSophie Akkermans Ella BoschLinda de VoogdLara Todorova – Felix Klaassen – Jeroen Van Baar Monica Wagner / Main references:
Personality and Memory – Yuta Katsumi, Ekaterina Denkova and Sanda Dolcos, From V. Zeigler-Hill, T.K. Shackelford (eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences
Dolcos, F., Wang, L., and Mather, M. (2015). Current Research and Emerging Directions in Emotion-Cognition Interactions (Frontiers Media SA).

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