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Study Finds That Sleep Selectively Preserves Emotional Memories

August 13, 2008

people and society graphic Research offers new insights into the specific components of emotional memories, suggesting that sleep plays a key role in what we remember--and what we forget. Full Story

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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