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A recent study carried out by researchers at the University of California has found that getting more sleep may reduce memory loss.

The experiments in this complex study have suggested that age-related shrinking in a specific part of the brain (the prefrontal cortex) is linked to impairment in older adults’ abilities to remember new information, and that this link could be related to how much short wave brain activity older people have during sleep.

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