The impact of sleep duration and subject intelligence on declarative and motor memory performance: how much is enough?


Recent findings clearly demonstrate that daytime naps impart substantial memory benefits compared with equivalent periods of wakefulness. Using a declarative paired associates task and a procedural motor sequence task, this study examined the effect of two lengthier durations of nocturnal sleep [either a half night (3.5 h) or a full night (7.5 h) of sleep… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2009.00740.x


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