Every hour after 8 a.m. that an exam is taken is equivalent to 10 missed days of school, a new study finds.
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier
The researchers then placed each person in a dark room to complete the word classification tasks as they nodded off, and
Researchers from New York University Langone Medical Center found that mice who sleep after learning a task have increased
In addition, the researchers confirmed that this increase in brainwave power was linked with learning the visual task by
An MRI shows the location (in yellow) of the Supplementary Motor Area, an area of the brain found to be involved in consolidating
This held true even after the study participants woke up, too -- when they were awake, the researchers played the tones for
Do you ever feel forgetful and a little sluggish of mind? Do you wish you could pick up new skills more quickly and easily? Here's a tip: You can boost your learning power by beefing up your sleep routine.
We're learning more all the time about how sleep helps us learn and retain information, how it clears the mind and prepares us to learn new things, as well as how it may protect us from the emotional pain of difficult memories.
The researchers tested the subjects’ ability to remember the pairs after 30 minutes, 12 hours or 24 hours. Sleep has many