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August 26, 2012

"This acquired behavior persisted throughout the night and into ensuing wake, without later awareness of the learning process. Thus, humans learned new information during sleep."

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November 20, 2009

"Upon waking, they recalled these locations more accurately than other locations for which no reminder cues were provided." 

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Medical Daily

August 21, 2015

"When it comes to learning and memory, there are three main components to having something new sink into our brain."

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June 2, 2018

"Since sleep enhances memory, it can be expected to pro-actively interfere with learning after sleep, in particular of similar materials."

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Nature Reviews

January 4, 2010

"Sleep has been identified as a state that optimizes the consolidation of newly acquired information in memory, depending on the specific conditions of learning and the timing of sleep."

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Journal of Sleep Medicine

April 15, 2009

Overall, this evidence supports the role of SWS in memory processing and its importance before learning, to prepare the brain for initial memory encoding, and after learning, for the offline consolidation of new memories.

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October 12, 2006

"Recently, compelling evidence has accumulated that links sleep to learning and memory. Sleep has been identified as a state that optimizes the consolidation of newly acquired information in memory."

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Cerebral Cortex

June 23, 2014

"Our findings suggest that verbal cueing of foreign vocabulary during post learning sleep might be an efficient and effortless tool to improve foreign vocabulary learning in educational settings as well as every-day life."

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American Physiological Society


"Over more than a century of research has established the fact that sleep benefits the retention of memory."

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Molecular Psychiatry

October 1, 2013

"Memories are consolidated and strengthened during sleep. Here we show that memories can also be weakened during sleep."

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Cognitive Science

January 3, 2017

"Most work has focused on the influence of sleep on memory, with ample work showing that sleep enhances memory consolidation, a process that stores new memories in the brain over time." 

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March 1975

"Retention was superior after 8 hrs for Ss when learned at night compared to those who learned in the morning." 

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University of Bonn

March 26, 2009

"Several studies in human subjects as well as in animals suggest that memory consolidation occurs predominantly during sleep."

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Frontiers in Psychology

May 12, 2015

"The last decade has witnessed a spurt of new publications documenting sleep's essential contribution to the brains ability to form lasting memories."

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Nature Neuroscience

June 26,2012

Electrophysiological sign of memory processing during sleep corroborated the notion that appropriate auditory stimulation that does not disrupt sleep can nevertheless bias memory consolidation in relevant brain circuitry.

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University of Manchester

May 14, 2016

"These findings suggest that the offline performance gains associated with memory reactivation are supported by altered functional activity in key cognitive and motor networks, and that this consolidation is differentially mediated by both REM sleep and SWS."

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Journal of Psycho-physiology

September 1989

"This observation suggests that learning performance may be an important factor in the relationship between information processing and REM sleep."

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Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

January 7, 2008

"The experiments for the first time dissociate specific effects of early and late sleep on two principal types of memory, declarative and procedural, in humans."

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US Military

September 22, 1965

"Conclusions: The possibility of acquiring knowledge at the time of natural sleep does exist."

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Science Direct

October 1, 2018

"Instructions, suggestions, and other types of social information can have powerful effects on pain and emotion."

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Open Pain Journal

June 13, 2011

" For studies that included both pain-specific and non-pain related suggestions, hypnosis was found to be superior to active treatments on a variety of pain-related outcomes."

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December 20, 2013

"All this justifies the presence of therapeutic suggestions among the therapies used in ICUs."

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Institute of Psychology

September 5, 2013

"Suggestions can reduce anxiety and stress connected to medical intervention, improve subjective well-being and cooperation, and increase efficiency by reducing treatment costs."

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Assoc. for Psychological Science

June 6, 2012

"Research has shown that deliberate suggestion can influence how people perform on learning and memory tasks, which products they prefer, and how they respond to supplements and medicines."

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May 30, 2012

"Deliberate and non-deliberate suggestions can influence cognitions and behaviors in surprising ways."

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Budapest University

January 3, 2017

"The present study reveals normal and perhaps even enhanced consolidation in declarative memory in SLI."

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University of Brussels

October 9, 2013

"These results demonstrate that expectations induced by a placebo-suggestion can modulate our ability to resolve cognitive conflict."

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February 2017

"These findings indicate that post-hypnotic suggestions - but not hypnosis alone - are powerful tools for eliciting top down processes."



January 2019

"Motor skill learning can be improved when learners' performance expectancies are enhanced."

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Annals of Behavioral Medicine

April 2015

"In the general population, non-hypnotic imaginative suggestions may be as effective as hypnotic suggestions in reducing pain."

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Palliative Medicine

December 18, 2016

"The more people who adhere to this style of communication (i.e., doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, and

other staff members), the more a beneficial effect can be expected."

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Journal of Clinical Hypnosis

July 30, 2013

The more people who adhere to this style of communication (i.e., doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, and

other staff members), the more a beneficial effect can be expected.

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Interventional Medicine

July 30, 2013

"We hope that our article will contribute to the wide-spread awareness of this relatively easy to learn communication method."

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Clinical Hypnosis

September 21, 2011

"Hypnosis can be a most valuable method in the emergency room treatment of the burn patient."

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Jan - April 2015

"Hypnosis helps patient cope more effectively with cancer. Evidence supports use of hypnotherapy for various procedure related pain in pediatric and adult cancer patients but evidence for use of hypnotherapy for chronic cancer pain is inconclusive."

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Anesthesia & Analgesia. 

May 2007

"Hypnosis has aroused interest, as hypnosis seems to complement and possibly enhance conscious sedation." 

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Journal of Pain

September 24, 2018

"The binaural beat can entrain neural activities to synchronize with the beat frequency and induce behavioral states related to the neural activities."

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June 28,2017

"Thus, a 6-Hz binaural beat on a 250 Hz carrier tone was suggested as a stimulus for inducing a meditative state."


Clinical Hypnoisis

July 1995

Lower blood pressure was found in the groups that received pre- and perioperative and perioperative suggestions only. Rehabilitation was facilitated in the group of patients receiving perioperative suggestions only.

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"Clinical hypnosis can be considered an effective adjuvant therapy for pain and anxiety control in cancer as well as in severe chronic diseases for patients receiving palliative care."

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Journal of Psychology

June 2006

"These findings show that not only pharmacological but also psychological strategies for pain control can modulate the cerebral network involved in noxious perception."

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Journal of Pain

November 2000

"Acupuncture, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, supportive group therapy, self-hypnosis, and massage therapy may provide pain relief in cancer pain or in dying patients." 

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