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Adult-Born Neurons Key To Memory Consolidation In Mice

Adult neurogenesis is essential for sleep-induced memory consolidation in mice, a new study shows.

The Rhythms Of Sleep That Help Us Remember

Manipulating the pattern of electrical activity in the brain during deep sleep can make mice remember or forget.

Poor Sleep Drives Consumption Of Unhealthy Foods

Sleep deprived and craving sugary, fatty foods? Blame it on your prefrontal cortex.

Forgot How Something Felt? Sleep To Remember

Researchers have discovered that a good night’s sleep improves our ability to remember what we learned during the day.

Solving The REM Sleep Mystery

Using genetic tools to manipulate activity of a specific class of neurons in the brain, neuroscientists have identified the neural circuit involved in REM sleep.