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Monday, May 13, 2013

Sleep, Learning, and Memory

Dr. Robert Stickgold discusses how sleep plays a role in memory, both before and after a new learning situation. (Click below to view.)
I've said this for years, both from personal experience, and based on a rudimentary understanding of neural networks (such as the brain) SLEEP is necessary for memory. It is necessary BEFORE learning to ensure attention. It is necessary AFTER learning to ensure assimilation and recall.

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