10 - Sleep Inspires Insight, Wagner, U.

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Article # 10 - Sleep Inspires Insight there is a mental restructuring that leads to a sudden gain of explicit knowledge allowing qualitatively changed behavior sleep consolidates recent momories subjects performed a cognitive task requiring the learning of stimulus o they improved gradually by increasing response time o they could improve abruptly by identifying a abstract rule At subsequent retesting, more than twice as many subjects gained insight into the hidden rule after sleep as after wakefulness, regardless of time of day sleep, by restructuring new memory representations, facilitates extraction of explicit knowledge and insightful behavior neuronal representations of task stimuli and responses acquired during wakefulness become reactivated during subsequent sleep o this reprocessing is considered to underlie the effect of sleep on memory tested whether sleep influences task representation in memory, had to find the
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