Menu Close

Learning New Vocabulary During Deep Sleep

Learning New Vocabulary During Deep Sleep. (2019, January 31). ScienceDaily.

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.

To continue reading, follow the link above.


  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