sleep-learning

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sleep-learn·ing

(slēp′lûr′nĭng)
n.
Attempted instruction in a subject during sleep, usually by means of recordings. Also called hypnopedia.

sleep-learning

n
the idea that people can learn things while they are asleep
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Noun1.sleep-learning - teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)
teaching, pedagogy, instruction - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
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Of particular interest is the section on the impact of mental and emotional states upon learning, remembering and believing, in which the techniques of sleep learning, hypnosis, and restricted environmental stimulation are analyzed.
One of the reasons these researchers found evidence for sleep learning when others had not is because they relied on people's sense of smell, says neuroscientist James Antony of Northwestern University.
The most rigorous trials of verbal sleep learning have failed to show any new knowledge taking root.