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NOVA scienceNOW: Sleep

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this NOVA scienceNOW segment:

The Sleep-Memory Connection
Explore the stages of a good night's sleep and the research linking sleep to memory. (Flash plug-in required; printable version available.) (Grades 5-8, 9-12)

Ask the Expert
Read answers to viewer questions about how sleep impacts the ability to learn from Matt Walker of Harvard Medical School (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Test Yourself
Use a simple typing exercise to see how sleep affects your memory. (Grades 6-8,912)

Sleepless Surgeons
Learn how sleep affects a surgeon's ability to learn and do surgery in this video clip with sleep researcher Jeff Ellenbogen. (Running time: 3 minutes 10 seconds) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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