Perchance to prune. During sleep, the brain weakens the connections among nerve cells, apparently conserving energy and, paradoxically, aiding memory

by Tononi, G. and Cirelli, C.
Reference:
G. Tononi, C. Cirelli, "Perchance to prune. During sleep, the brain weakens the connections among nerve cells, apparently conserving energy and, paradoxically, aiding memory", Sci Am, vol. 309, no. 2, 2013, pp. 34-9.
Bibtex Entry:
@article{RN286,
   author = {Tononi, G. and Cirelli, C.},
   title = {Perchance to prune. During sleep, the brain weakens the connections among nerve cells, apparently conserving energy and, paradoxically, aiding memory},
   journal = {Sci Am},
   volume = {309},
   number = {2},
   pages = {34-9},
   ISSN = {0036-8733 (Print)
0036-8733 (Linking)},
   DOI = {10.1038/scientificamerican0813-34},
   year = {2013},
   type = {Journal Article}
}