Drugs May Save Memory of the Sleep-Deprived

Memory fuzzy after missing out on sleep? Researchers may be one step closer to figuring out what to do about it.

Sleep deprivation makes it harder for the brain to memorize newly learned information, and scientists may have found a way around that problem.

Writing in Nature, University of Pennsylvania graduate student Christopher G. Vecsey, professor Ted Abel, PhD, and colleagues identify a chemical chain reaction linked to sleep deprivation — and a possible solution.

via Drugs May Save Memory of the Sleep-Deprived.

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