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Sleep helps learning in babies

Sleep helps learning in babies

Encouraging naps can have a dramatic impact upon memory and early life learning claim scientists.

Researchers at Sheffield University and Ruhr University (Germany), ran trials involving 216 babies under a year old. The children were taught a number of tasks, and it was found that they could not remember them if they did not sleep soon afterwards.

They taught six to 12-month-olds three new tasks involving playing with hand puppets.

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