sleep

Why Do We Sleep?

Did you know that humans spend nearly a third of their lives asleep? Perhaps not. I’m sure that we’ve all asked ourselves that “why do we need sleep”. To be precise, there’s no correct answer for why do we sleep but there are several possible reasons which might help us reach a collective conclusion. Have …

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How Does The Biological Clock Work?

Although you don’t hear it tick, your body has its own clock. We all experience different levels of sleepiness and alertness throughout the day. Staying up late is not an easy task for some people. Have you ever wondered what causes these patterns? Sleep is regulated by two body systems: sleep/wake homeostasis and the circadian …

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