The role of sleep in declarative memory consolidation: passive, permissive, active or none?

@article{Ellenbogen2006TheRO,
  title={The role of sleep in declarative memory consolidation: passive, permissive, active or none?},
  author={J. Ellenbogen and J. Payne and R. Stickgold},
  journal={Current Opinion in Neurobiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={716-722}
}
  • J. Ellenbogen, J. Payne, R. Stickgold
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Opinion in Neurobiology
  • Those inclined to relish in scientific controversy will not be disappointed by the literature on the effects of sleep on memory. Opinions abound. Yet refinements in the experimental study of these complex processes of sleep and memory are bringing this fascinating relationship into sharper focus. A longstanding position contends that sleep passively protects memories by temporarily sheltering them from interference, thus providing precious little benefit for memory. But recent evidence is… CONTINUE READING

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