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September 1, 2023

Dr. Rebecca Spencer Webinar – Sleep Measurement

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Dr. Rebecca Spencer, a neuroscientist with expertise in sleep research and an associate professor at UMass Amherst, provides a comprehensive look into the nuances of sleep measurement and its implications for cognitive health. The webinar delves into the complex functions served by different sleep stages, with a specific focus on the role of slow-wave sleep in memory consolidation. Dr. Spencer presents research data to illustrate how sleep patterns can impact memory performance and overall cognitive abilities. The session offers a robust discussion on the value of accurate sleep measurement in diverse populations and hints at how targeted interventions to improve sleep quality can positively affect cognitive outcomes.

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