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Learning New Vocabulary During Deep Sleep

Learning New Vocabulary During Deep Sleep. (2019, January 31). ScienceDaily.  www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190131113837.htm

Researchers showed that we can acquire the vocabulary of a new language during distinct phases of slow-wave sleep and that the sleep-learned vocabulary could be retrieved unconsciously following waking. Memory formation appeared to be mediated by the same brain structures that also mediate wake vocabulary learning.

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  1. Marc Alain Züst, Simon Ruch, Roland Wiest, and Katharina Henke. Implicit Vocabulary Learning during Sleep Is Bound to Slow-Wave Peaks. Current Biology, 2019 DOI: 1016/j.cub.2018.12.038