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Health Tip: Sleep is Important for Memory

HealthDay News
by -- Diana Kohnle
Updated: May 12th 2017

(HealthDay News) -- Want to give your memory a boost? Start by getting enough sleep, which gives your brain time to recharge.

Here's how sleep helps improve memory, courtesy of the National Sleep Foundation:

  • Sleep helps your body retain what you've learned.
  • Sleep fosters new neuron connections that transform your daily experiences into long-term memories.
  • Sleep helps you stay focused while you're studying unfamiliar material.