https://www.npr.org/.../older-adults-forgetfulness-tied-to-faulty-brain-rhythms-in-sleep8 hours ago - The study was the result of an effort to understand how the sleeping brain turns short-term memories into memories that can last a lifetime, says Walker, the author of the book Why We Sleep. "What is it about sleep that seems to perform this elegant trick of cementing new facts into the neural architecture of ...
Experts have long suspected that part of the process of turning
into lasting long-term memories
occurs during sleep
. ... "Ours is the first study to demonstrate this link between memory
replay and memory