Scientists have just found an easy, relaxing way to boost memory: Close your peepers for a quick rest.
After learning something new, a wakeful shut-eye may seal that information into your brain.
"Our findings support the view that the formation of new memories is not completed within seconds," Michaela Dewar, a psychologist at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, said in a statement. She added that the study suggests "activities that we are engaged in for the first few minutes after learning new information really affect how well we remember this information after a week."
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