Matthew Walker – neuroscientist part 3 - Deepstash

Keep reading for FREE

Matthew Walker – neuroscientist part 3

Walker concludes that sleep is vital to help heal emotional trauma by reflection in deep sleep and convert knowledge into wisdom through the associations formed between the emotional, memorial and abstract in REM sleep.


81 reads


Lucy Cooke - zoologist part 1

Lucy Cooke is a zoologist and founder of Slothville. 

Lucy noted that sloths are evolutionary extraordinary in many ways: they are one of the only inverted quadrupeds, they poop only once a week, they are vegetarians which can digest a variety of plants and...


62 reads

Nagin Cox – NASA engineer part 2

Since Mars has a slower rotation than Earth, one day (or Sol as it is known) is 40 minutes longer. 

This means the team must work with Martian time, syncing their watches to be slower by 40 minutes and separating themselves from the...


48 reads

Matthew Walker – neuroscientist part 1

Walker wrote the book “Why We Sleep” and is an advocate for at least 8 hours each night. 

He explains how a mixture of REM sleep and deep sleep can help humans consolidate learning and store memories.

The ratio between these two modes of sleep is ext...


58 reads

Julia Watson - architect part 1

Julia Watson is an architect studying indigenous low-tech designs.

She observed how the Kashi people overcame the problems presented with living in a region of monsoons and high average rainfall. The torrential flash-floods and rivers would often ...


47 reads

Matthew Walker – neuroscientist part 2

He conducted an experiment with two groups: 8-hour-sleepers vs all-nighters. 

He then studied the individuals brain patterns in an MRI scan as they tried to memorize and recall facts. The 8-hour-sleepers showed healthy, active brain patterns associated with learning...


45 reads

Lucy Cooke - zoologist part 2

She also noted that when sloths poop, they travel down from the tree trunks to defecate on the ground – a huge risk.

 This, she believes is to leave scent trails for other sloths, helping them find and climb the right tree of a female who


46 reads

Nagin Cox – NASA engineer part 1

Nagin Cox has worked on all 3 Mars rovers to date. 

She recounts that once they are on Mars, they must make use of their time and work efficiently.

This requires the team of scientists and engineers to work with it, allowing it to gather info...


35 reads

Julia Watson - architect part 2

She also observed the Uros people living on Lake Titicaca on floating islands made of the cattail reed.

They wove houses from this plant in under 3 days without the need for other resources.

 The resilien...


43 reads


It Takes Time

It Takes Time




465 Reads



Matthew Walker – neuroscientist part 1

Walker wrote the book “Why We Sleep” and is an advocate for at least 8 hours each night. 

He explains how a mixture of REM sleep and deep sleep can help humans consolidate learning and store memories.

The ratio between these two modes of sleep is ext...

Sleep Patern: NREM & NREM

Sleep Patern: NREM & NREM

1. Non-REM sleep (sometimes called NREM), which includes light and deep sleep, accounts for about the majority of our sleeping time.

2. REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep is where we may spend some of our time dreaming. This typically takes pl...

The reason for dreaming

  • 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 keep and what connections to make between new information.
  • Another theory is that drea...

Ready for the next level?

Read Like a Pro


Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas


Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.


2 Million Stashers


5,740 Reviews

App Store


72,690 Reviews

Google Play


Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.

Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!

Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.

Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.

Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.

Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.

Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!

Read & Learn

20x Faster





Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations


Claim Your Limited Offer

Get Deepstash Pro

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

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


I agree to receive email updates