Ability to Learn Is Affected by the Timing of Sleep

"In the 24-hour retest—where all subjects had a full night of sleep—those participants who went to bed shortly after learning the words did much better than those who went through an entire day before sleeping.

.. subjects who slept between tests were significantly better at remembering the unrelated words than those who got no shuteye."

- Scientific American


Posted on April 10, 2012 .