Sleep and cognitive health: neural mechanisms and clinical perspectives

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9:00 AM, Tuesday 11 May 2021 (15 minutes)
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Sleep is important for memory consolidation and cognitives performances during the day.

There is increasing evidence that brain oscillations during sleep play a central role in such processes. This presentation will review recent work from our lab on the interplay between brain rhythms during sleep, memory consolidation and age-related cognitive decline. We will also discuss recent data showing the impact of sleep disturbances on cognitive functions, as well as the effects of sleep-related interventions on memory performances.


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Concordia University
Professor, Health Kinesiology and Applied Physiology