Enhanced Memory Consolidation Via Automatic Sound Stimulation During Non-REM Sleep

  title={Enhanced Memory Consolidation Via Automatic Sound Stimulation During Non-REM Sleep},
  author={Miika Leminen and Jussi Virkkala and Emma Saure and Teemu Paajanen and Phyllis C. Zee and Giovanni Santostasi and Christer Hublin and Kiti M{\"u}ller and Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen and Minna Huotilainen and Tiina Paunio},
Abstract Introduction: Slow-wave sleep (SWS) slow waves and sleep spindle activity have been shown to be crucial for memory consolidation. Recently, memory consolidation has been causally facilitated in human participants via auditory stimuli phase-locked to SWS slow waves. Aims: Here, we aimed to develop a new acoustic stimulus protocol to facilitate learning and to validate it using different memory tasks. Most importantly, the stimulation setup was automated to be applicable for ambulatory… 

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