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Memory Cells Affected By Sleep Deprivation

Memory Cells Affected By Sleep Deprivation

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sleep plays an important role in maintaining a healthy memory, and past scientific studies have shown that a lack of sleep can severely hamper memory abilities in the mammalian brain....

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2014-10-23 08:36:46

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Brain
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Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...

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