The importance of sleep in learning

Problems with lack of sleep
Relevant Readings
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Image Credits
• ?rain during slee animation D%'#2 ;e9in MendeE
• 8eural atterns :ith enlargement D%'#2 ;e9in MendeE
• Random neural atterns D%'#2 ;e9in MendeE
• Cli art courtesy Microsoft Cororation

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