Léa Claude

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Although several cognitive processes, including speech processing, have been studied during sleep, working memory (WM) has never been explored up to now. Our study assessed the capacity of WM by testing speech perception when the level of background noise and the sentential semantic length (SSL) (amount of semantic information required to perceive the(More)
KEY POINTS Sleep spindle are usually considered to play a major role in inhibiting sensory inputs. Using nociceptive stimuli in humans, we tested the effect of spindles on behavioural, autonomic and cortical responses in two experiments using surface and intracerebral electroencephalographic recordings. We found that sleep spindles do not prevent arousal(More)
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