David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):86-87 (2005)
Although considerable attention has been paid to the possible involvement of sleep in memory processing, there is no substantial evidence for it. Walker describes a phenomenon of consolidation-based enhancement (CBE), whereby performance on select procedural tasks improves with overnight sleep; that is, without additional practice on the tasks. CBE, however, appears restricted to a few tasks, and even with these tasks CBE is not confined to sleep but also occurs during wakefulness. Sleep serves no unique role in this process. At best, CBE is a slow, time-dependent process of consolidation that begins with task acquisition in waking and can under some circumstances extend to sleep.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
John A. Groeger & Derk-Jan Dijk (2005). Consolidating Consolidation? Sleep Stages, Memory Systems, and Procedures. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):73-74.
Matthew P. Walker (2005). A Refined Model of Sleep and the Time Course of Memory Formation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):51-64.
Robert P. Vertes & Kathleen E. Eastman (2000). Rem Sleep is Not Committed to Memory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (6):1057-1063.
Bhavin R. Sheth (2005). Memory Consolidation During Sleep: A Form of Brain Restitution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):81-82.
Ronald Szymusiak (2005). The Challenge of Identifying Cellular Mechanisms of Memory Formation During Sleep. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):84-85.
Carlyle T. Smith (2005). Consolidation Enhancement: Which Stages of Sleep for Which Tasks? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):83-84.
Julien Doyon, Julie Carrier, Alain Simard, Abdallah Hadj Tahar, Amélie Morin, Habib Benali & Leslie G. Ungerleider (2005). Motor Memory: Consolidation–Based Enhancement Effect Revisited. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):68-69.
Luca A. Finelli & Terrence J. Sejnowski (2005). What is Consolidated During Sleep-Dependent Motor Skill Learning? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):70-71.
Giuliana Mazzoni (2000). Sleep Can Be Related to Memory, Even If Rem Sleep is Not. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 23 (6):971-971.
Axel Cleeremans (2005). Filling One Gap by Creating Another: Memory Stabilization is Not All-or-Nothing, Either. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (1):78-78.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads7 ( #149,727 of 1,088,378 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #69,601 of 1,088,378 )
How can I increase my downloads?