Talk:Emotion and memory

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Psychology (Rated B-class, High-importance)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Psychology, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Psychology on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
B-Class article B  This article has been rated as B-Class on the project's quality scale.
 High  This article has been rated as High-importance on the project's importance scale.
 

Amygdala activation is at best coincidental in it's role with the enhancement of emotional memory recall. my basis for this statement is this: Amygdala may be used for Modulation of emotions thus playing one of many roles in emotional memory. When a patient has a temporal lobectomy for epilepsy or tumor removal, the Amygdala is also removed (often). Patients that have underwent this surgery normally always recall emotional events far more than any other, with No amygdala. They often are diagnosed with Mania or Depression (often both) after the amygdala has been removed. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.107.227.101 (talk) 16:47, August 25, 2007 (UTC)