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New Study Shows Memory Consolidation During Sleep
published on 20 August 2013
CLPS researchers Masako Tamaki and Yuka Sasaki have published a new paper that shows the mechanisms for consolidating motor memory while sleeping, versus while awake, are quite different. While it doesn’t demonstrate that one is better than the other, it does provide further evidence that sleep may be necessary for some types of learning.
This paper has received quite of bit of media coverage: