REM sleep deprivation affects extinction of cued but not contextual fear conditioning.

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Previous research has demonstrated that rapid eye movement (REM), or paradoxical, sleep deprivation can interfere with the retention of certain types of learning tasks, particularly spatial learning. The present study investigated the effects of 6 h of REM sleep deprivation on the retention and extinction of both cued and contextual conditioning tasks in… (More)

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@article{Silvestri2005REMSD, title={REM sleep deprivation affects extinction of cued but not contextual fear conditioning.}, author={Amy J. Silvestri}, journal={Physiology & behavior}, year={2005}, volume={84 3}, pages={343-9} }