Sound waves enhance deep sleep and memory
Gentle sound stimulation — such as the rush of a waterfall — synchronized to the rhythm of brain waves significantly enhanced deep sleep in older adults and improved their ability to recall words, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. 

Deep sleep is critical for memory consolidation. But beginning in middle age, deep sleep decreases substantially, which scientists believe contributes to memory loss in aging.  

The sound stimulation significantly enhanced deep sleep in participants and their scores on a memory test.


Kathleen Notes:Hmmm, pink noise? Sounds like a wonderfully easy way to improve both sleep and memory. I`ve been able to find a few free apps for my phone, see what you can find and give it a try. I`d love to hear if it works for you!!

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