How Deep Sleep Helps Your Brain “Clean” Itself - Deepstash
How Deep Sleep Helps Your Brain “Clean” Itself

How Deep Sleep Helps Your Brain “Clean” Itself

The research shows that sleep may have other, more sophisticated purposes rather than simply recharging the body after a day of hard work or strenuous decision making. Recent studies suggest that sleep is paramount to our ability to forget things — that toxins in the brain help us filter what sensory details we need to remember and what we can let go of.

6

19 reads

CURATED FROM

IDEAS CURATED BY

claudiaflorescu

Psychotherapist, CBT fanatic, community organizer, active citizen

The idea is part of this collection:

How To Have a Good Night

Learn more about health with this collection

Improving sleep through mindful breathing exercises

Practicing stress reduction and relaxation techniques

Establishing a relaxing bedtime routine

Related collections

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Personalized microlearning

100+ Learning Journeys

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates