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Stimulation of the noradrenergic system enhances and blockade reduces memory for emotional material in man.

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BACKGROUND: It is clearly established that emotional events tend to be remembered particularly vividly. The neurobiological substrates of this phenomenon are poorly understood. Recently, the noradrenergic system has been implicated in that beta blockade has been shown to reduce significantly the delayed recall of emotional material with matched neutral material being unaffected. METHODS: In the present study, 36 healthy young adults were randomly allocated to receive either yohimbine, which s...

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10.1017/s0033291799008703

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Psychological medicine More from this journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
5
Pages:
1083-1088
Publication date:
1999-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
Language:
English
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pubs:139161
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uuid:fd5dfcd1-eef1-4649-a29f-de815c28a765
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pubs:139161
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139161
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2012-12-19

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