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How Sweet It Isn’t: The Effects of Glucose on Retrieval of Autobiographical Memory

Poster Session XII - Board: XII- 020
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom

Sarah Gillott
Butler University

Alissa Fritz
Butler University

Michael Leider
Butler University

John N. Bohannon, III
Butler University

Ninety-eight participants gave memories for best and worst romantic kiss experiences. Blood glucose levels were manipulated with glucose or saccharin in the form of a lemonade drink. High levels of glucose as a result of glucose consumption impaired narrative memory but had no effect on probed details.

Subject Area: Cognitive
Keywords: Cognitive Neuroscience

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