As in Humans, Sleep Solidifies a Bird’s Memories

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European starling. Sleeping is known to help humans stabilize information and tasks learned during the preceding day

Sleeping is known to help humans stabilize information and tasks learned during the preceding day. Now, researchers have found that sleep has similar effects upon learning in starlings, a discovery that will open up future research into how the brain learns and preserves information.

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Direct Evidence Of Role Of Sleep In Memory Formation Is Uncovered

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For the first time, researchers have pinpointed the mechanism that takes place during sleep that causes learning and memory formation to occur.

A Rutgers University, Newark and Collége de France, Paris research team has pinpointed for the first time the mechanism that takes place during sleep that causes learning and memory formation to occur.

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