Vol. 26 (5) 2005 Neuro endocrinology letters

Cortisol levels and prospective and retrospective memory in humans.

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine (i) the influence of cortisol on both prospective and retrospective memory performance and (ii) the role of emotional valence in both types of memory.

METHODS: Thirty-four male students participated in a memory task, which measured both prospective and retrospectiv.....