During sleep, memories are consolidated, processed, and transferred from short-term to long-term memory.
Deep sleep, also known as slow-wave sleep, is particularly important for memory consolidation.
Lack of sleep can impair memory consolidation and negatively impact cognitive performance.
Quality of sleep is just as important as quantity, as disruptions to sleep can also impair memory retention.
Maintaining a regular sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine and alcohol, and creating a comfortable sleep environment can improve memory consolidation.