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Dementia: here's how the quality of your night’s sleep can affect symptoms the next day

Nightly variations in sleep was found to have a greater effect on some aspects of brain function. Image: Unsplash/ Lux Graves

Sara Balouch

Lecturer in Psychology, University of Brighton

Derk-Jan Dijk

Professor of Sleep and Physiology and Director of Surrey Sleep Research Centre, University of Surrey


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