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Rebecca Spencer, 2015 PEP Fellow, is interviewed on WGBH News about her research on sleep and appearance in “Mysteries of Sleep.”

Rebecca Spencer,2015 PEP Fellow, is interviewed on WGBH News about her research on sleep and her appearance in public television’s NOVA program “Mysteries of Sleep.” Spencer says sleep plays a key role in memory and that it may hold the key to understanding some diseases such as dementia.

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