The mysteries of sleep: everything we don't know about why we snooze - Deepstash
We don't know how sleep evolved
  • Research has linked sleep with memory processing, emotional stability and even cleansing.
  • Most animals have their own circadian rhythm, or body clock. Even the cells in the body ha...

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The mysteries of sleep: everything we don't know about why we snooze

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  • One theory is that dreaming helps with sleep's memory-processing function. During sleep, the brain sorts through information gathered during the day, then decides what to...

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It is not genetics that determines whether you are an 'early riser' or an 'evening owl'. It is mostly habitual and environmental.

Early research found a con...

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Past research found that carriers of a particular gene slept for about 2 hours less than non-carriers. They also found short sleepers who did not carry this gene but had another mutation that appea...

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