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Good Sleep Equals Good Memory

January 29, 2013

The connection between poor sleep, memory loss and brain deterioration as we grow older has been elusive. But for the first time, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a link between these hallmark maladies of old age. Their discovery opens the door to boosting the quality of sleep in elderly people to improve memory.

credit:  Roxanne Makasdjian, UC Berkeley Media Relations