Poor sleep costs Canadians $21.4 billions annually

Poor sleep reduces physical activity, increases the risk of cognitive decline and dementia, stroke, obesity, cardiovascular disease, mortality. Maintaining an optimal sleep quality is essential to maintain cognitive functions such as memory.

In the Memory Lab we study mechanistic interactions between sleep, lack of sleep, neuroplasticity and memory. We also explore how exercise can improve sleep quality and architecture.  


Exercise protects memory from sleep deprivation

Exercise protects memory from sleep deprivation

This project explores the role of exercise intensity on brain plasticity, cardiovascular health and motor function in people with chronic…

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Would like to participate in our sleep research projects?

THE MEMORY LAB is looking for research participants

Contact us to contribute to research and participate in our sleep projects.