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Memory: Necessary for Deep Sleep?

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Summary of "Memory: Necessary for Deep Sleep?"

Patients with hippocampus lesions suffer profound failures in episodic memory. Sleep plays a key role in processing hippocampus-dependent memories. Lesioning this structure may fundamentally alter the architecture of human sleep, posing fundamental questions about the link between sleep and memory processing.

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Name: Current biology : CB
ISSN: 1879-0445
Pages: R234-R236

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