WELLNESS
11/20/2014 12:36 pm ET Updated Nov 20, 2014

Sleep's Link To Learning And Memory Traced To Brain Chemistry

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Almost a century after the discovery that sleep helps us remember things, scientists are beginning to understand why.

During sleep, the brain produces chemicals that are important to memory and relives events we want to remember, scientists reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington D.C.

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