Memory Triage and Other Secrets of Sleep

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When you go to sleep, your brain doesn't take a nap. According to a recent study, it keeps working: organizing memories by what's important and what isn't, in a form of "memory triage." One of the researchers, UC Berkeley professor of psychology Matthew Walker, joins us to discuss his findings, and to answer questions on sleep and memory.

Guests:

Matthew Walker, professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, and head of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory

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