Emotional memory: What does the amygdala do?

Elizabeth A. Phelps, Adam K. Anderson

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Recent studies of the human amygdala have shed new light on its roles in two distinct, but related processes: emotional memory and the evaluation of emotional stimuli.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R311-R314
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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