Apr 30, 2010-- Napping after learning something new could help you commit it to memory- as long as you dream, scientist say. They found that people who dream about a new task perform it better on waking than those who don't sleep or dream. Volunteers who napped after learning the layout of a 3D computer maze found their way through the real-life maze quicker than those who didn't. "Every day we are gathering and encountering tremendous amounts of information and new experiences," says Dr. Erin Wamsley, co-author of the study, "our dreams are asking the question, 'How do I use this information to inform my life?'" (2434 reads)
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