Memory

Don't Rely on a Sleep-Deprived Person for Directions
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Lose sleep, lose your way.
Sleep Helps Us Remember Stuff if We Already Have a Context for Understanding It
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When does "sleeping on it" actually help?
How to Sharpen Your Memory (Temporarily), Courtesy of Science
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Introducing: the emotional hangover.
Some Doctors Are So Tired They Can't Remember Saving Patients' Lives
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And it's birthed a new term: "Fatigue Amnesia"
Scientists Are Learning How to Influence Our Memory As We Sleep
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Researchers are hard at work on a method of memory activation that could not only help people learn languages faster, but also help people eliminate terrifying remembrances. The best part? It'll happen while we sleep.
How Sleep Affects Our Chances of Remembering ‘That One Thing We Need to Do'
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The science of sleep and remembering to remember.
The Tricky Science of Remembering Dreams
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Personality, neurobiological factors and other elements all come into play.
To Understand Sleep and Memory, Scientists Look to the Heart
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Could the autonomic nervous system explain how napping improves recall?
Sorry, Dudes: Napping Only Seems to Improve Working Memory in Women
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Upcoming research suggests a petite snooze has sex-specific benefits.
Why You Might Want to Hit the Gym Four Hours After a Study Session
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New research suggests waiting that long may give your memory a big boost.