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How sleep deprivation harms memory

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A study published in the journal eLife shows that five hours of sleep deprivation leads to a loss of connectivity between neurons in the mouse hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with learning and memory.


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  1. Sleep deprivation causes memory deficits by negatively impacting neuronal connectivity in hippocampal area CA1

    Havekes, R., Park, A. J., Tudor, J. C., Luczak, V. G., Hansen, R. T., Ferri, S. L., Bruinenberg, V. M., Poplawski, S. G., Day, J. P., Aton, S. J., Radwańska, K., Meerlo, P., Houslay, M. D., Baillie, G. S. & Abel, T., 23-Aug-2016, In : eLife. 5, 22 p., 13424.

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