New study finds we can learn in our sleep

Mar 20, 2018 by

Researchers have discovered that when people were shown pictures with associated words, those words that were played while they slept were easier to remember thanks to the triggering of sleep spindles in the participants’ brains....

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Sleep apnea in children impairs memory consolidation

Dec 19, 2017 by

A team of researchers studying children with disturbed sleep found that there was a link to impaired memory. They also found a method that might help predict the level of disruption caused by the sleep loss....

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Obstructive sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s risk

Dec 14, 2017 by

There’s new evidence that older adults with obstructive sleep apnea may have a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s due to the higher levels of amyloid beta. Amyloid beta is the main component of the hallmark plaques of Alzheimer’s....

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A critical link between ADHD and sleeplessness

Oct 26, 2017 by

Where once ADHD and sleep problems were considered two separate issues, researchers are now suggesting that there may be a stronger link between the two....

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Poor quality sleep increases Alzheimer’s-related proteins in the brain...

Sep 22, 2017 by

A new study has found that even one night of disrupted deep, slow-wave sleep in middle-aged adults can raise tau and amyloid beta proteins, which are associated with Alzheimer’s....

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Why poor sleep affects our ability to learn

Sep 8, 2017 by

Researchers have figured out that a lack of sleep (quantity or quality) keeps the brain’s synapses excited, blocking the brain’s ability to learn....

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LearningRx reviews study on memory and “pink noise”...

Sep 2, 2017 by

The background noise we hear in everyday environments, known as “pink noise,” appears to enhance the quality of deep sleep in adults. It also improves their memory....

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