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Submission + - Study: You Can Learn New Things in Your Sleep (

bbianca127 writes: Researchers studied classical conditioning in 55 study participants while sleeping or awake. According to the article, "Classical conditioning teaches a person or animal to associate one stimulus with another." The researchers paired tones with scents; when they played a tone, they would let out a particular scent while the participants were sleeping. They found that the participants would make the association between the tones and scents even while awake.
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Study: You Can Learn New Things in Your Sleep

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