May 11, 2015
A recent study was done comparing associative memory and napping. The subjects tested were compared in two groups; those allowed to nap and those who did not. Observing that: “successful learning and retrieval both before and after sleep relates to spindle density during nap sleep,” the study authors submit that: “these results speak for a selective beneficial impact of naps on hippocampus-dependent memories.”
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Diane Silverman R.Ph.
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