You are able to use your dream state to facilitate learning – this is what scientists from Harvard found back in April. Now it appears that more scientists have been conducting research in similar areas. Scientists this time from Washington University claim that sleep helps prospective memory (remembering future tasks) and the ability to make associations between ideas.
The example given was of two sets of students who done an equal amount of preparation for one test. However – one group did the test in the evening before going to bed, the other did it in the morning after a full night’s sleep. Surprise, surprise – the morning group fared better than the evening group.
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