hypnopedia
[ hip-noh-pee-dee-uh ]
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Origin + Etymology
Early-20th century; Englishfrom the 1932 science-fiction novel "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley (possibly coined by him). Derives from hýpnos "sleep" and paideía "child-rearing, education".
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Definition
sleep learning
Example
A) Her attempts to use hypnopedia to learn Portuguese resulted only in grogginess and a vague recollection of some vocab. B) He was so desperate to learn the ins and outs of business that he began trying hypnopedia with financial audiobooks.
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