The Connection Between Memory and Sleep (video) National Science Foundation Loading video... Caption When you're studying for an exam, is there something you can do while you sleep to retain the information better? "The question is, 'What determines which information is going to be kept and which information is lost?'" says neuroscientist Ken Paller. With support from the National Science Foundation, Paller and his team at Northwestern University are studying the connection between memory and sleep, and the possibilities of boosting memory storage while you snooze. Credit Ann Kellan, Science Nation Producer Usage Restrictions This video may only be used with appropriate caption or credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.