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Dream and learn

Last updated April 15, 2021

By Tina Underwood, Contributing Writer

Can dreaming about a task help you do that task better when you’re awake? Erin Wamsley, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Furman University, tests that hypothesis when 40 volunteers played a maze video game to find the exit. Learn (in less than two minutes) what happened to those who later dreamt about the task versus those who didn’t by tuning in to the “Dream and Learn” snippet on NPR’s “The Loh Down on Science” by Sandra Tsing Loh.

Last updated April 15, 2021
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