Study Before Bed for Significantly Better Retention

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It’s not news that sleep is tied to learning—even a 90-minute nap can significantly help boost your brain power—but if you want to cement new knowledge in your brain, recent sleep research demonstrates that a good night’s sleep shortly following your studies has a significant impact on your ability to retain information. The study in question asked participants to memorize related word pairs (e.g., circus – clown) and unrelated word pairs (e.g.,… Read More