Emotion can influence attention. Attention can influence strength of memory.

Emotion can influence attention. Attention can influence strength of memory.

Hippocampal conditioning in people with amygdala lesions – they remember relation between neutral and aversive stimulus but don’t show fear response. People with hippocampus lesion showed fear response but were not consciously aware of relation between the stimuli.

From: Human emotion and memory: interactions of the amygdala and hippocampal complex