John J. Shaw

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Sleep is known to affect learning and memory, but the extent to which it influences behavioural processing in the left and right hemispheres of the brain is as yet unknown. We tested two hypotheses about lateralised effects of sleep on recognition memory for words: whether sleep reactivated recent experiences of words promoting access to the long-term store(More)
The Apgar score (AS) was devised in 1953 as a simple system for classifying neonatal condition at 1 minute and was later modified to include status at 5 minutes. However, studies have documented pitfalls, e.g. a poor correlation between AS and acid-base status. We studied 35 infants born at term. ASs were assigned by two nurses not involved in the delivery,(More)
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