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A new shows that we could learn vocabulary while we are sleeping. This is news for students struggling to learn a new . It is also good for anyone who is trying to expand their of words. Researchers from the University of Bern in Switzerland have shown that it is to learn new information while we are sleeping , and then recall this when we need it after we wake up. This new information includes foreign language . The researchers conducted tests on whether or not a person can remember new words and their while they were asleep. They said our sleeping brain is much more of the outside world than we thought.

Researcher Marc Züst said, "language of the brain and the hippocampus - the brain's memory hub - were activated" after a person woke up. He said these areas of the brain allow us to remember vocabulary during sleep. The researchers said that during deep sleep, our brain cells are for a short of time - about half a second. The cells then enter into a period of - again, about half a second. The active state is called "up-state" and the inactive state is called "down-state." The "up-state" period is the when our brain could learn new vocabulary. The researchers say more is needed to be 100 per cent that we can learn vocabulary while

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