Possible missing link between sleep and improved memory

Posted by on June 14, 2016 5:36 pm
Categories: health

A team of sleep researchers has found that the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for control of bodily functions not consciously directed (such as breathing, heartbeat, and digestive processes) plays a role in promoting memory consolidation — the process of converting information from short-term to long-term memory — during sleep.

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