'Sleep and memory go together
Nowadays, it is a popular practice amongst young adults and adults alike to stay up all night studying or preparing for important examinations or presentations the next day.
The link between sleep and memory has already been well established. Scientists already know that sleep and memory go together. Most animals have trouble remembering information when sleep-deprived. Research shows that sleep helps convert short-term memory to long-term memory, a process that is called memory consolidation.
However, the details of memory consolidation have been unknown thus far.'