An ultra short episode of sleep is sufficient to promote declarative memory performance
Article first published online: 11 FEB 2008
© 2008 European Sleep Research Society
Journal of Sleep Research
Volume 17, Issue 1, pages 3–10, March 2008
How to Cite
LAHL, O., WISPEL, C., WILLIGENS, B. and PIETROWSKY, R. (2008), An ultra short episode of sleep is sufficient to promote declarative memory performance. Journal of Sleep Research, 17: 3–10. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2008.00622.x
- Issue published online: 11 FEB 2008
- Article first published online: 11 FEB 2008
- Accepted in revised form 17 September 2007; received 12 June 2007
- Learning and sleep: the sequential hypothesis. Sleep Med. Rev., 2001, 5: 477–490. and
- Daytime naps improve procedural motor memory. Sleep Med., 2006, 7: 508–512. and
- On the relationship between recognition speed and accuracy for words rehearsed via rote versus elaborative rehearsal. J. Exp. Psychol. Learn. Mem. Cogn., 2000, 26: 638–648. and
- Sleep and memory: retention 8 and 24 hours after initial learning. Psychophysiology, 1975, 12: 192–195. and
- The beneficial effect of sleep in an extended Jenkins and Dallenbach paradigm. Psychophysiology, 1977, 14: 375–384. and
- Sleep, dreams and memory: an overview. J. Sleep Res., 1995, 4: 2–9.
- Effects of benzodiazepines, sleep and sleep deprivation on vigilance and memory. Acta Neurol. Belg., 1997, 97: 123–129. and
- The neurobiology of consolidations, or, how stable is the engram? Annu. Rev. Psychol., 2004, 55: 51–86.
- Effect of sleep on memory. J. Exp. Psychol., 1967, 75: 64–72.
- The effect of sleep on human long-term memory. In: R. R.Drucker-Colin and J. L.McGaugh (Eds) Neurobiology of Sleep and Memory. Academic Press, New York, 1977: 419–438. , , and
- The role of sleep in declarative memory consolidation: passive, permissive, active or none? Curr. Opin. Neurobiol., 2006, 16: 716–722. , and
- Consolidation during sleep of perceptual learning of spoken language. Nature, 2003, 425: 614–616. , and
- What in sleep is for memory. Sleep Med., 2004, 5: 225–230. and
- Sleep forms memory for finger skills. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA, 2002, 99: 11987–11991. , , and
- The role of sleep in memory consolidation and brain plasticity: Dream or reality? Neuroscientist, 2006, 12: 477–488. and
- Forgetting as a function of sleep at different times of day. Q. J. Exp. Psychol., 1972, 24: 386–393. , and
- REM sleep – be default? Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev., 2000, 24: 777–797.
- Sleep and memory. Br. J. Psychol., 1984, 75: 439–449.
- Obliviscence during sleep and waking. Am. J. Psychol., 1924, 35: 605–612. and
- Experimental Design: Procedures for the Behavioral Sciences, 3rd edn. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, 1995.
- EQUIWORD: A software application for the automatic creation of truly equivalent word lists. Behav. Res. Methods, 2006a, 38: 146–152. and
- Does the ‘sleep effect’ on memory depend on sleep or on night time? Sleep and Hypnosis, 2006b, 8: 61–70. and
- Recall after sleep. Am. J. Psychol., 1968, 81: 253–257. and
- Recognition memory, sleep and circadian rhythms. Can. J. Exp. Psychol., 1994, 48: 359–379. and
- Effects of early and late nocturnal sleep on declarative and procedural memory. J. Cogn. Neurosci., 1997, 9: 534–547. and
- Effects of early and late nocturnal sleep on priming and spatial memory. Psychophysiology, 1999, 36: 571–582. and
- The relationships between memory systems and sleep stages. J. Sleep Res., 2005, 14: 123–140. , , and
- A Manual of Standardized Terminology, Techniques and Scoring System for Sleep Stages of Human. Public Health Service Publications, Washington, 1968. and
- Influence of midday naps on declarative memory performance and motivation. Somnologie, 2005, 9: 148–153. , , and
- Sleep and memory: the ongoing debate. Sleep, 2005, 28: 1225–1227. and
- Visual discrimination learning requires sleep after training. Nat. Neurosci., 2000, 3: 1237–1238. , and
- Napping and polyphasic sleep in mammals. In: D. F.Dinges and R. J.Broughton (Eds) Sleep and Alertness. Raven Press, New York, 1989: 9–30.
- A daytime nap containing solely non-REM sleep enhances declarative but not procedural memory. Neurobiol. Learn. Mem., 2006, 8: 241–247. , , , , and
- Memory consolidation in sleep: dream or reality. Neuron, 2004, 44: 135–148.
- Sleep inspires insight. Nature, 2004, 427: 352–355. , , , and
- Sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation. Neuron, 2004, 44: 121–133. and
- Practice with sleep makes perfect: sleep-dependent motor skill learning. Neuron, 2002, 35: 205–211. , , , and
- Development of human napping. In: D. F.Dinges and R. J.Broughton (Eds) Sleep and Alertness. Raven Press, New York, 1989: 31–51.