According to a new study, the brain activity of those who dream during NREM sleep is closer to the activity of awake people, compared to those who do not dream.
Sleep spindles assist with the processing of relevant memories during sleep and help boost memory consolidation, researchers report.
As we age, slow brain waves during non-REM sleep fail to time contact with sleep spindles efficiently, leading to a lessened ability to form new memories correctly, a new study reports.
A new study reports on a link between lack of restorative sleep and an accumulation of amyloid beta.
Sleep may be regulated by inflammasome NLRP3, researchers report.
People with insomnia have greater brain activity in regions associated with conscious awareness during NREM sleep, researchers report.
A simple actimeter device is helping researchers better understand sleep duration and quality in humans.