Emotional Arousal and Learning
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Emotion has a central role in how and what we remember. Incorporating small emotional cues during your lesson will help your students learn and retain content. These resources are for educators looking for a small change to increase student learning.
Steidl, Stephan, Fathima Razik, and Adam K. Anderson. "Emotion enhanced retention of cognitive skill learning." Emotion 11.1 (2011): 12.
Nielson, Kristy A., and William Lorber. "Enhanced post-learning memory consolidation is influenced by arousal predisposition and emotion regulation but not by stimulus valence or arousal." Neurobiology of learning and memory 92.1 (2009): 70-79.