Measuring how sleep impacts early childhood memory—a new research protocol

child sleepingA new protocol from researchers at the University of Maryland and UMass Amherst, including PBS's Rebecca Spencer and Sanna Lokhandwala, describes methods to examine neural mechanisms underlying sleep-dependent memory consolidation during naps in early childhood. It includes procedures for examining the effect of sleep on behavioral memory performance, as well as the application and recording of both polysomnography and actigraphy.

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