If you do not snooze you lose: sleep seen as essential for the brain

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If you do not snooze you lose: sleep seen as essential for the brainScientists are providing a fuller understanding of the essential role that sleep plays in brain health, identifying an abrupt transition at about 2.4 years of age when its primary purpose shifts from brain building to maintenance and repair. Researchers on Friday said they conducted a statistical analysis on data from more than 60 sleep studies. There are basically two types of sleep, each tied to specific brain waves and neuronal activity.


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