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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep Posted on January 6, 2013 by PositiveMed Team This poster is so cool! Maybe you knew some of them, but I’m guessing not all. There are several facts in one unique easy-to-read poster. Interesting how sleep patterns affect your health and reveal bits of your personality, sleep well!
Conventional wisdom holds that recently formed memories are replayed during sleep and in the process become more sharply etched in the brain. Emerging evidence suggests that sleep also serves as a reset button, loosening neural connections throughout the brain to put this organ back in a state in which learning can take place.
First Sleep and Second Sleep...the natural way to sleep. We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night - but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural. A woman tending to her husband in the middle of the night by Jan Saenredam, 1595