- Anticipated reward enhances offline learning during sleepStefan Fischer
Department of General Psychiatry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:1586-93. 2009..After wake retention intervals, no or only minor performance gains were observed. The data show that expectancy for a reward enhances offline learning of a skill during sleep...
- Developmental differences in sleep's role for implicit off-line learning: comparing children with adultsStefan Fischer
Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
J Cogn Neurosci 19:214-27. 2007..We speculate that the overnight decrease of implicit knowledge in children reflects a preferential effect of sleep toward the enhancement of explicit aspects of task performance that interferes with implicit performance gains...
- Sleep's role in the processing of unwanted memoriesStefan Fischer
Department of Psychology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
J Sleep Res 20:267-74. 2011..05). Thus, sleep does not benefit the forgetting of unwanted memories but, on the contrary, REM sleep might even counteract the voluntary suppression of memories making them more accessible for retrieval...