Memory processing: ripples in the resting brain

Walker, M. P. and Robertson, E. M. (2016) Memory processing: ripples in the resting brain. Current Biology, 26(6), R239-R241. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.028) (PMID:27003888)

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Abstract

Summary: Recent work has shown that, during sleep, a functional circuit is created amidst a general breakdown in connectivity following fast-frequency bursts of brain activity. The findings question the unconscious nature of deep sleep, and provide an explanation for its contribution to memory processing.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Robertson, Professor Edwin
Authors: Walker, M. P., and Robertson, E. M.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
Journal Name:Current Biology
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0960-9822
ISSN (Online):1879-0445
Published Online:21 March 2016

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