LearningRx reviews evidence that brain resets during sleep

May 27, 2017 by

Visual evidence that the brain resets during sleep Microscopic images showed researchers how the synapses between two nerve cells shrink during sleep and grow when we’re awake....

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Kids’ developing brain regions hit hard by sleep deprivation...

Dec 27, 2016 by

University of Zurich research have demonstrated that the brains of 5- to 12-year-olds respond differently to sleep deprivation than adults. Lack of sleep in children affects posterior regions of the brain, which deal with spatial perception, vision and processing multi-sensorial input....

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Brain stimulation during sleep can boost memory

Sep 8, 2016 by

Scientists have discovered that using transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) to strengthen memory during sleep....

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Kids with ADHD don’t get much quality sleep

Aug 9, 2016 by

A study out of Denmark found that kids with ADHD sleep less and take longer to fall asleep than their non-ADHD peers....

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Fatigue and sleepiness linked to brain atrophy in “normal” seniors...

Jul 26, 2016 by

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have shown that “normal” older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than usual for their age....

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After TBI, sleep problems may last up to 18 months

Jun 23, 2016 by

A study published in the journal “Neurology” suggests that people who have experienced a traumatic brain injury may experience sleep problems for up to 18 months....

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Scientists mimic REM sleep to improve memory

Jun 21, 2016 by

Researchers in Japan have discovered that they can manipulate a brain circuit during non-REM sleep to enhance memory retention in mice....

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