- Sleeping makes memories easier to access, according to a new study
- After a night's sleep, participants were able to remember words they hadn't initially been able to recall
- Research suggests sleep helps access unrecalled memories more than it prevented forgetting
(CNN)Having trouble remembering a new acquaintance's name or the correct response to that test question? A new study suggests the answers you're stumped to remember while awake, may be easier to recall after a night's sleep. And it's not just because you're sleepy.