Sleep, learning, and dreams: off-line memory reprocessing.

  title={Sleep, learning, and dreams: off-line memory reprocessing.},
  author={Robert J. Stickgold and J. Allan Hobson and Roar Fosse and M Fosse},
  volume={294 5544},
Converging evidence and new research methodologies from across the neurosciences permit the neuroscientific study of the role of sleep in off-line memory reprocessing, as well as the nature and function of dreaming. Evidence supports a role for sleep in the consolidation of an array of learning and memory tasks. In addition, new methodologies allow the experimental manipulation of dream content at sleep onset, permitting an objective and scientific study of this dream formation and a renewed… CONTINUE READING


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