Timely sleep facilitates declarative memory consolidation in infants

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Seehagen, Sabine; Konrad, Carolin; Herbert, Jane S.; Schneider, Silvia;
  • Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4321279, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1414000112
  • Subject: Biological Sciences
    mesheuropmc: human activities | fungi | psychological phenomena and processes | musculoskeletal, neural, and ocular physiology | mental disorders

Human infants devote the majority of their time to sleeping. However, very little is known about the role of sleep in early memory processing. Here we test 6- and 12-mo-old infants’ declarative memory for novel actions after a 4-h [Experiment (Exp.) 1] and 24-h delay (E... View more
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