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University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Polysomnography for Study of Sleep and Emotion

Caption: A recent study that included polysomnography, neuroscientists at UMass Amherst, suggests that emotional memories are protected by the brain during sleep.

Credit: Photo courtesy of the University of Massachusetts Amherst

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