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Digging Into Memory -- And Its Relationship to Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Keep in mind that both the quantity and the quality of sleep are important to memory function. Here are some basic strategies that can help you sleep both more and better:

Sleep Loss Makes It Harder To Remember What You Know

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.14.2015 | Science

Sleep is critical to a healthy brain. While we're at rest, the brain is performing such important tasks as consolidating memories and clearing toxins....

3 Things You Can Literally Learn In Your Sleep

Business Insider | Erin Brodwin | Posted 10.23.2014 | World

If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you'd probably l...

New Study Provides Physical Evidence Of The Sleep-Learning Link

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living

A new study provides more structural evidence that sleep plays a role in memory and learning. Researchers from New York University Langone Medical...

How Sleep Patterns In Midlife Impact Memory Later On

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.01.2014 | Fifty

Sleeping too much or too little in midlife can impact one's memory later in life, a new study suggests. In addition, those whose sleep patterns have c...

More Evidence That Sleep Helps Strengthen Memory

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Sleep may aid in the reinforcement of memory, a new study in rats suggests. Researchers found that rats' memory of a particular odor was strengthe...

The Most Important Thing You Can Do In The New Year To Lose Weight, Get Sharper And Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone wants to start the new year off on the right foot. But, as many of us know all too well, the best New Year's intentions to get fit, lose weig...

Why Getting A Good Night's Sleep Is More Important Than Ever

Posted 01.28.2013 | Fifty

The importance of a good night's sleep can never be overstated, with the regenerative body process linked to a number of chronic diseases, including o...

A Better Understanding Of The Sleeping Brain

Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living

A new study is shedding more light on the relationship between sleep and memory. The entorhinal cortex, which connects the neocortex brain region ...

How We Learn In Our Sleep

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Sleep is already known to boost our brains' ability to learn and remember -- and now, a new study actually demonstrates this ability. Researchers ...

Too Much, Too Little Sleep Linked With Alzheimer's Risk

Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Getting too little -- or too much -- sleep could be bad for the aging brain, according to new studies presented at the Alzheimer's Association Interna...

Sleep Your Way To Better Memory

Posted 06.01.2012 | Healthy Living

By Do you ever think about what happens in your head after you've nodded off? Researchers are only just beginning to figure that out,...

Sleep May Protect Positive Memories

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living

A new study sheds more light on the relationship between sleep and memory preservation, and shows that sleep may actually help to protect our positive...

Disrupted Sleep Linked With Early Sign Of Alzheimer's: Study

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living

Having trouble staying asleep at night could spell trouble for your memory in old age, a new study suggests. Research that will be presented in Apr...

Sleep May Be Linked With Memory, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 11.28.2011 | Healthy Living

Aaaah, sleep. Research shows that not getting enough of the stuff can contribute to weight gain, crabbiness, high blood pressure and even an impaired ...

The Mystery Of Why We Sleep, Solved?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We know we require sleep for our survival, but we've yet to discover the why of sleep. A ground-breaking new study might help us answer this and many more questions.

Sleep Your Way To A Better Memory

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A new study suggests that during sleep our brains actually choose to focus memory building on information it thinks will be important in the future.

Want To Remember That New Fact? Take A Quick Nap

AFP via Google News | Marlowe Hood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The best way to not forget a newly learned poem, card trick or algebra equation may be to take a quick nap, scientists surprised by their own findings...