Sleep for cognitive enhancement

@inproceedings{Diekelmann2014SleepFC,
  title={Sleep for cognitive enhancement},
  author={Susanne Diekelmann},
  booktitle={Front. Syst. Neurosci},
  year={2014}
}
Sleep is essential for effective cognitive functioning. Loosing even a few hours of sleep can have detrimental effects on a wide variety of cognitive processes such as attention, language, reasoning, decision making, learning and memory. While sleep is necessary to ensure normal healthy cognitive functioning, it can also enhance performance beyond the boundaries of the normal condition. This article discusses the enhancing potential of sleep, mainly focusing on the domain of learning and memory… CONTINUE READING
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