"[S]leep is important for combining information from multiple sources." #readingToday
[S]leep is important for combining information from multiple sources. It helps us to extract statistical regularities, pull out general principles, integrate newly formed memories with older knowledge structures, and piece together a larger picture from a set of interrelated fragments.
(Moon+ Reader Pro v2.3.3, The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest (MacSci))