Sep 11, 2014 5:32 PM
Some Things You Can Do In Your Sleep, Literally
People who are fast asleep can correctly respond to simple verbal instructions, according to a study by researchers in France. They think this may help explain why you might wake if someone calls your name or why your alarm clock is more likely to rouse you than any other noise.
The connections between sleep, memory and learning aren't new — but the research is notable for its examination of automatic tasks.