|Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2005), 28:6:857-858 Cambridge University Press|
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Refinements and confinements in a two-stage model of memory consolidation
Matthew Walker's model overcomes the unrefined classical concept of consolidation as a unitary process. Presently still confined in its scope to selective data mainly referring to procedural motor learning, the model nonetheless provides a valuable starting point for further refinements, which would be required for a more comprehensive account of different types and aspects of human memory consolidation.