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The Neuroscience of Imagination | Psychology Today

Aerobic exercise clears the cobwebs from your mind and gives you access to insights that are out of reach when you are sedentary. On the complete flip side, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep (when we are dreaming) is probably the most creative state of mind we experience daily.

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Sleep-Deprived Neurons May Shut Down, Even When You’re Awake

Sleep-Deprived Neurons May Shut Down, Even When You’re Awake | Creativity & Decision-Making | Scoop.it

When deprived of sleep, parts of the human brain may doze off, secretly snatching moments of slumber even as people seem to be awake. That could explain why our sleep-deprived selves are so cognitively challenged: We are, if not precisely half-asleep, partially asleep.

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Do We Learn While We're Asleep? | Psychology Today

Do We Learn While We're Asleep? | Psychology Today | Creativity & Decision-Making | Scoop.it

Studies show that sleep enhances learning, memory, and problem solving

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Tena Smith Fulghum's curator insight, February 16, 2014 10:24 AM

Sleep is critical to learning and especially remembering what we have learned. Today's society is plagued with over medicated, over scheduled, over technology centered children who are not sleeping. No wonder learning disabilities are on the rise.