Our Brains are not Designed
to Learn Non-Stop
Sleep is essential for memory & learning
National Sleep Awareness Week Post — March 2 – 9
Sleep is more important than you think
According to new studies,
that is probably a lousy idea.
Researchers have already shown that, following a good night’s sleep, facts learned one day are retained better the next, in learners both young and old.
It is looking like midday naps, discovered to be essential for brain development in infants, perform the same memory-enhancing function for toddlers and young children as a good night’s sleep for teen and adult learners.
Naps appear to help memory and learning
A study published in PLOS ONE suggests that a little snooze…
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