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Can Sleep Enhance Memory Power?

By guest author Dr. Steven Chang

When I reviewed for United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) last year, I enrolled at Kaplan Review Center. Aside from the fact that they have good books and useful resources, they also have good teachers who give valuable tips about exam preparation. I could never forget my behavioral science teacher who pointed out, that the secret to maximize memory inputs is simply to make sure that I should not deprive myself of sleep, despite the piles of books and review materials that I still have to read. I took that tip seriously from day … Read the rest