Deep Sleep Maintains Learning Efficiency of the Brain

Deep sleep maintains the learning efficiency of the brain. (iStockphoto)

For the first time, researchers of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have demonstrated the causal context of why deep sleep is important to the learning efficiency of the human brain. They have developed a new, non-invasive method for modulating deep sleep in humans in a targeted region of the brain. UZH Press Release