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Want To Study More Effectively? Sleep Between Study Sessions


More Than Just Faces in a Crowd

Our capacity for remembering items that aren’t relevant to the task at hand -- such as memory for faces in a crowd -- may be greater than previously thought. ... More>


Why We Fall Prey to Misinformation

Even when we know better, we often rely on inaccurate or misleading information to make future decisions. A new review of scientific research explores the reasons why. ... More>


Sleep Makes Relearning Faster and Longer-Lasting

Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you’ve forgotten, even 6 months later. ... More>


Babies’ Spatial Reasoning Predicts Later Math Skills

Findings from a longitudinal study show that spatial reasoning measured in infancy predicts how children do at math at four years of age. ... More>