R Stickgold

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation
    Matthew P Walker
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center E FD 861, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuron 44:121-33. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Memory consolidation and reconsolidation: what is the role of sleep?
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center E FD 861, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston MA 02215, USA
    Trends Neurosci 28:408-15. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Sleep: the ebb and flow of memory consolidation
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R423-5. 2008
  4. pmc Parsing the role of sleep in memory processing
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 5400, USA Electronic address
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 23:847-53. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint To sleep, perchance to gain creative insight?
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:191-2. 2004
  6. pmc Sleep-dependent memory consolidation and reconsolidation
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center E FD 861, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sleep Med 8:331-43. 2007
  7. pmc Linking brain and behavior in sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:16519-21. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint EMDR: a putative neurobiological mechanism of action
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:61-75. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep, learning, and dreams: off-line memory reprocessing
    R Stickgold
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 294:1052-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Watching the sleeping brain watch us - sensory processing during sleep
    R Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry and Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Rd, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Trends Neurosci 24:307-9. 2001

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation
    Matthew P Walker
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center E FD 861, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neuron 44:121-33. 2004
    ..We close (4) with a consideration of unanswered questions as well as existing arguments against the role of sleep in learning and memory and (5) a concluding summary...
  2. ncbi request reprint Memory consolidation and reconsolidation: what is the role of sleep?
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center E FD 861, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston MA 02215, USA
    Trends Neurosci 28:408-15. 2005
    ..As such, consolidation and reconsolidation might be better thought of as memory organization and reorganization. A rapidly growing body of evidence suggests that many of these processes are optimally engaged during sleep...
  3. doi request reprint Sleep: the ebb and flow of memory consolidation
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Biol 18:R423-5. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Parsing the role of sleep in memory processing
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 5400, USA Electronic address
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 23:847-53. 2013
    ..In this review, we attempt to parse out the relative contributions and interactions of these often frustratingly complex systems. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint To sleep, perchance to gain creative insight?
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:191-2. 2004
    ..However, Wagner and his colleague now report that a night of sleep after being exposed to a class of mathematical problems more than doubles the likelihood of discovering just such a novel solution...
  6. pmc Sleep-dependent memory consolidation and reconsolidation
    Robert Stickgold
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center E FD 861, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sleep Med 8:331-43. 2007
    ..In this chapter, we review the role of sleep in supporting these disparate but related processes...
  7. pmc Linking brain and behavior in sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:16519-21. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint EMDR: a putative neurobiological mechanism of action
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychol 58:61-75. 2002
    ..Experimental data in support of this model are reviewed and possible tests of the model are suggested...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep, learning, and dreams: off-line memory reprocessing
    R Stickgold
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 294:1052-7. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Watching the sleeping brain watch us - sensory processing during sleep
    R Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry and Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Rd, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Trends Neurosci 24:307-9. 2001
    ..These studies open the way for crucial studies of sleep-dependent cognitive processing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Replaying the game: hypnagogic images in normals and amnesics
    R Stickgold
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 290:350-3. 2000
    ..In addition, control participants reported images from previously played versions of the game, demonstrating that remote memories can influence the images from recent waking experience...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleep-induced changes in associative memory
    R Stickgold
    Massachusetts Medical Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 11:182-93. 1999
    ..Known changes in brainstem activity that control the transition into and maintenance of REM sleep provide a possible explanation of this shift...
  13. ncbi request reprint Brain-mind states: I. Longitudinal field study of sleep/wake factors influencing mentation report length
    R Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Sleep 24:171-9. 2001
    ..To collect and analyze reports of mental activity across sleep/wake states...
  14. ncbi request reprint Visual discrimination task improvement: A multi-step process occurring during sleep
    R Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 12:246-54. 2000
    ..These results suggest that, in the case of this visual discrimination task, both SWS and REM are required to consolidate experience-dependent neuronal changes into a form that supports improved task performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sleep and memory: the ongoing debate
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sleep 28:1225-7. 2005
    ..Despite this evidence, debate continues to rage over the very existence of sleep-dependent learning and memory processing. We briefly review here the evidence in support of sleep's role in memory consolidation...
  16. ncbi request reprint SSRI treatment suppresses dream recall frequency but increases subjective dream intensity in normal subjects
    E F Pace-Schott
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Sleep Res 10:129-42. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Dreaming and the brain: toward a cognitive neuroscience of conscious states
    J A Hobson
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 23:793-842; discussion 904-1121. 2000
    ..Both evidence and theory suggest that there are isomorphisms between the phenomenology and the physiology of dreams. We present a three-dimensional model with specific examples from normally and abnormally changing conscious states...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of fluvoxamine and paroxetine on sleep structure in normal subjects: a home-based Nightcap evaluation during drug administration and withdrawal
    R Silvestri
    Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02115, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:642-52. 2001
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint To dream or not to dream? Relevant data from new neuroimaging and electrophysiological studies
    J A Hobson
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 8:239-44. 1998
    ..These results are complemented by new brain lesion and electrophysiological recording data to give a detailed picture of the brain dynamics of changes in conscious state...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sleep, sleep-dependent procedural learning and vigilance in chronic cocaine users: Evidence for occult insomnia
    Peter T Morgan
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and Connecticut Mental Health Center, Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, 34 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 82:238-49. 2006
    ..However, they report subjectively improving sleep, indicating they are unaware of this "occult" insomnia. These results suggest the possibility of homeostatic sleep drive dysregulation in chronic cocaine users...
  21. pmc Sleep architecture, cocaine and visual learning
    Peter T Morgan
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and Connecticut Mental Health Center, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Addiction 103:1344-52. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that sleep-related cognitive function would be impaired in chronic cocaine users, and that this impairment would be associated with abstinence-related changes in sleep architecture...
  22. ncbi request reprint A "Jekyll and Hyde" within: aggressive versus friendly interactions in REM and non-REM dreams
    Patrick McNamara
    Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, and Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:130-6. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Dreaming and waking consciousness: a character recognition study
    D Kahn
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Sleep Res 9:317-25. 2000
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Gamma EEG dynamics in neocortex and hippocampus during human wakefulness and sleep
    Jose L Cantero
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroimage 22:1271-80. 2004
    ..These findings demonstrate a functional link between different stages of conscious awareness and the level of coupling of gamma-band oscillations in the human brain...
  25. ncbi request reprint The functional anatomy of sleep-dependent visual skill learning
    Matthew P Walker
    Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory, Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cereb Cortex 15:1666-75. 2005
    ..Together, these data provide evidence of overnight bi-directional changes in functional anatomy, differences that may form the neural basis of sleep-dependent learning expressed on this task...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sleep-dependent motor memory plasticity in the human brain
    M P Walker
    Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory, FD Feldberg 862, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroscience 133:911-7. 2005
    ..This evidence of an overnight, systems-level change in the representation of a motor memory holds important implications for acquiring real-life skills and in clinical rehabilitation following brain trauma, such as stroke...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nightcap measurement of sleep quality in self-described good and poor sleepers
    E F Pace-Schott
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    Sleep 17:688-92. 1994
    ..The demonstrated sensitivity of the Nightcap to good and poor sleep in these normal subjects augurs well for its application in a clinical setting...
  28. pmc Dreaming of a learning task is associated with enhanced sleep-dependent memory consolidation
    Erin J Wamsley
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Curr Biol 20:850-5. 2010
    ..That similar effects were not observed during wakefulness suggests that these mnemonic processes are specific to the sleep state...
  29. ncbi request reprint Brain-mind states: reciprocal variation in thoughts and hallucinations
    R Fosse
    Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Sci 12:30-6. 2001
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  30. pmc Cognitive replay of visuomotor learning at sleep onset: temporal dynamics and relationship to task performance
    Erin J Wamsley
    The Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sleep 33:59-68. 2010
    ..Here, we examine whether memory reactivation in sleeping humans might also be evident within reports of concomitant subjective experience (i.e., dreaming)...
  31. doi request reprint Individual differences in face recognition memory: comparison among habitual short, average, and long sleepers
    Melodee A Mograss
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Behav Brain Res 208:576-83. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our data show that individual differences in recognition memory performance may be associated with differences in habitual sleep duration...
  32. pmc Sleep enhances category learning
    Ina Djonlagic
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Learn Mem 16:751-5. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that after training, a good night of sleep can lead to improved performance the following day on such tasks...
  33. pmc Reduced overnight consolidation of procedural learning in chronic medicated schizophrenia is related to specific sleep stages
    Dara S Manoach
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 44:112-20. 2010
    ..They provide further evidence that sleep is an important contributor to cognitive deficits in schizophrenia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sleep, memory, and plasticity
    Matthew P Walker
    Sleep and Neuroimaging, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 57:139-66. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Cognitive performance by humans during a smoked cocaine binge-abstinence cycle
    Edward F Pace-Schott
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:571-91. 2005
    ..Declines were most evident in the afternoon. Data suggest that abstinence can unmask cognitive deficits induced by chronic cocaine use and circadian factors may mediate their severity...
  36. doi request reprint Failure to find executive function deficits following one night's total sleep deprivation in university students under naturalistic conditions
    Edward F Pace-Schott
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 7:136-63. 2009
    ..Behavioral and physiological adaptation to chronically sleep-restricting lifestyles may confer resistance to the cognitive effects of sleep deprivation in high-functioning young adults...
  37. ncbi request reprint Interfering with theories of sleep and memory: sleep, declarative memory, and associative interference
    Jeffrey M Ellenbogen
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Feldberg 861, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Biol 16:1290-4. 2006
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate that sleep protects declarative memories from subsequent associative interference, and it has important implications for understanding the neurobiology of memory consolidation...
  38. pmc A brief nap is beneficial for human route-learning: The role of navigation experience and EEG spectral power
    Erin J Wamsley
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Learn Mem 17:332-6. 2010
    ..Complementing observations that learning-related brain activity is reiterated during post-navigation NREM sleep in rodents, the present data demonstrate that NREM sleep confers a performance advantage for spatial memory in humans...
  39. ncbi request reprint The role of sleep in declarative memory consolidation: passive, permissive, active or none?
    Jeffrey M Ellenbogen
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Feldberg 866, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 16:716-22. 2006
    ..Although the precise causal mechanisms within sleep that result in memory consolidation remain elusive, recent evidence leads us to conclude that unique neurobiological processes within sleep actively enhance declarative memories...
  40. pmc Sleep promotes generalization of extinction of conditioned fear
    Edward F Pace-Schott
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sleep 32:19-26. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of sleep on fear conditioning, extinction, extinction recall, and generalization of extinction recall in healthy humans...
  41. pmc The sleeping brain's influence on verbal memory: boosting resistance to interference
    Jeffrey M Ellenbogen
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4117. 2009
    ..By introducing interference after sleep, this study confirms an experimental paradigm that demonstrates the active role of sleep in consolidating memory, and unmasks the large magnitude of that benefit...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cocaine users differ from normals on cognitive tasks which show poorer performance during drug abstinence
    Edward F Pace-Schott
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Center for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34:109-21. 2008
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Sleep preferentially enhances memory for emotional components of scenes
    Jessica D Payne
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:781-8. 2008
    ..Memory for a negative scene develops differentially across time delays containing sleep and wake, with sleep selectively consolidating those aspects of memory that are of greatest value to the organism...
  44. ncbi request reprint It's practice, with sleep, that makes perfect: implications of sleep-dependent learning and plasticity for skill performance
    Matthew P Walker
    Sleep and Neuroimaging, Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Sports Med 24:301-17, ix. 2005
    ..In conclusion, a consideration of the fundamental importance of sleep in real-life skill learning is provided...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dissociable stages of human memory consolidation and reconsolidation
    Matthew P Walker
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 425:616-20. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint The restorative effect of naps on perceptual deterioration
    Sara C Mednick
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nat Neurosci 5:677-81. 2002
    ..This performance deterioration was prevented either by shifting the target stimuli to an untrained region of visual space or by having the subjects take a mid-day nap between the second and third sessions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Eyelid movements measured by Nightcap predict slow eye movements during quiet wakefulness in humans
    Mercedes Atienza
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Sleep Res 13:25-9. 2004
    ..82% accuracy) at a time resolution of 2.5 s. Based on these results, we conclude that ELM density reliably predicts moderate changes in the level of alertness during quiet wakefulness...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sleep-dependent memory consolidation
    Robert Stickgold
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Centre for Sleep and Cognition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, 330 Brookline Avenue FD 861, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Nature 437:1272-8. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, converging evidence, from the molecular to the phenomenological, leaves little doubt that offline memory reprocessing during sleep is an important component of how our memories are formed and ultimately shaped...
  49. ncbi request reprint Practice with sleep makes perfect: sleep-dependent motor skill learning
    Matthew P Walker
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Neuron 35:205-11. 2002
    ..This finding of sleep-dependent motor skill improvement may have important implications for the efficient learning of all skilled actions in humans...
  50. pmc Sleep and the time course of motor skill learning
    Matthew P Walker
    Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Learn Mem 10:275-84. 2003
    ..Finally, whereas the majority of sleep-dependent motor-skill learning develops during the first night of sleep following training, additional nights of sleep still offer continued improvements...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sleep-dependent learning: a nap is as good as a night
    Sara Mednick
    Psychology Department, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nat Neurosci 6:697-8. 2003
    ..Thus, from the perspective of behavioral improvement, a nap is as good as a night of sleep for learning on this perceptual task...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cognitive flexibility across the sleep-wake cycle: REM-sleep enhancement of anagram problem solving
    Matthew P Walker
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 14:317-24. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Emotional experience during rapid-eye-movement sleep in narcolepsy
    Roar Fosse
    Institute of Psychology, University in Oslo
    Sleep 25:724-32. 2002
    ..To describe emotional experience during sleep-onset rapid-eye-movement [(REM) SOREM] sleep and nighttime REM in narcoleptic patients and to relate any differences in REM emotion to the more general abnormalities of this disorder...
  54. ncbi request reprint Nightcap: a reliable system for determining sleep onset latency
    Jose L Cantero
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 25:238-45. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the Nightcap may be a potential alternative to the PSG technique in the assessment of SOL in normal subjects...
  55. ncbi request reprint A failure of sleep-dependent procedural learning in chronic, medicated schizophrenia
    Dara S Manoach
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital East, Rm 420, 36 First Avenue, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:951-6. 2004
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that patients with schizophrenia have a deficit in sleep-dependent procedural learning...
  56. ncbi request reprint Thinking and hallucinating: reciprocal changes in sleep
    Roar Fosse
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Psychophysiology 41:298-305. 2004
    ..Biological evidence supports the hypothesis that these cognitive changes are governed by specific state regulatory and neurocognitive processes at several levels of the brain...
  57. ncbi request reprint Sleep quality deteriorates over a binge--abstinence cycle in chronic smoked cocaine users
    Edward F Pace-Schott
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology Center for Sleep and Cognition and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 179:873-83. 2005
    ..Reported here are results of the most extensive study to date on sleep abnormalities during cocaine binge and confirmed abstinence under controlled conditions...
  58. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy and pharmacotherapy for insomnia: a randomized controlled trial and direct comparison
    Gregg D Jacobs
    Sleep Disorders Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1888-96. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of behavioral and pharmacological therapy, singly and in combination, for chronic sleep-onset insomnia...
  59. pmc The role of sleep in false memory formation
    Jessica D Payne
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 92:327-34. 2009
    ..While these effects produce memories that are less accurate after sleep, these memories may, in the end, be more useful...
  60. ncbi request reprint Finding the stuff that dreams are made of
    R Stickgold
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 1:211-2. 2001
    ..In 1977, Hobson and McCarley proposed the activation-synthesis model for dream construction based on the physiological features of REM sleep, but since then the field has shown surprisingly little progress...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sleep and vestibular adaptation: implications for function in microgravity
    J A Hobson
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, USA
    J Vestib Res 8:81-94. 1998
    ..Using these techniques we will test the hypothesis that vestibular adaptation both provokes and is enhanced by REM sleep under both ground-based and space conditions. In this paper we describe preliminary results of some of our studies...
  62. pmc Sleep-dependent learning and motor-skill complexity
    Kenichi Kuriyama
    Center for Sleep and Cognition, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Learn Mem 11:705-13. 2004
    ..4% improvement. Together, these findings suggest that the sleep-dependent learning process selectively provides maximum benefit to motor-skill procedures that proved to be most difficult prior to sleep...
  63. ncbi request reprint Sleep-dependent theta oscillations in the human hippocampus and neocortex
    Jose L Cantero
    Laboratory of Neurophysiology, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neurosci 23:10897-903. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Visual hallucinations during prolonged blindfolding in sighted subjects
    Lotfi B Merabet
    Laboratory for Magnetic Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Neuroophthalmol 24:109-13. 2004
    ..Subjects were insightful as to their unreal nature. These results indicate that rapid and complete visual deprivation is sufficient to induce visual hallucinations in normal subjects...
  65. ncbi request reprint The simplest way to reboot your brain
    Robert Stickgold
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 87:36, 138. 2009
    ..Research shows that even a few minutes of sleep can improve memory and problem-solving skills. In light of the potential benefits to productivity and performance, you may want to encourage your employees to catch a few winks during the day...
  66. ncbi request reprint Do lonely days invade the nights? Potential social modulation of sleep efficiency
    John T Cacioppo
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:384-7. 2002
    ..These results also raise the possibility that social factors such as loneliness not only may influence the selection of health behaviors but also may modulate the salubrity of restorative behaviors...
  67. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in subjective and objective alertness during sleep deprivation are stable and unrelated
    Rachel Leproult
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 284:R280-90. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that sleep deprivation has highly reproducible, but independent, effects on brain mechanisms controlling subjective and objective alertness...
  68. ncbi request reprint Dissecting sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation. Comment on Schabus M et al. Sleep spindles and their significance for declarative memory consolidation. Sleep 2004;27(8):1479-85
    Robert Stickgold
    Sleep 27:1443-5. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint Posttraining sleep enhances automaticity in perceptual discrimination
    Mercedes Atienza
    Centro Andaluz de Biologia y Desarollo, University Pablo de Olavide, Carretera de Utrera Km 1, 41013 Seville, Spain
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:53-64. 2004
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Neuroscience: a memory boost while you sleep
    Robert Stickgold
    Nature 444:559-60. 2006
  71. ncbi request reprint Of sleep, memories and trauma
    Robert Stickgold
    Nat Neurosci 10:540-2. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Is television traumatic? Dreams, stress, and media exposure in the aftermath of September 11, 2001
    Ruth E Propper
    Psychology Department, Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:334-40. 2007
    ..Because of the study's within-subjects design, the results provide evidence for a direct association between television viewing and subsequent increases in stress and trauma...