Why do we sleep? We spend a third of our lives in slumber, but science has yet to determine exactly why we have do it. Here’s a look at how sleep works, why we’re not getting enough sleep, what happens if you DON’T sleep, and an idea about where sleep came from in the first place.
Follow me to The Good Stuff’s sleep playlist: https://youtu.be/RHCcM7LyZdc?list=PLs…
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For more, read:
“Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep” by David K. Randall http://amzn.to/1MB38dt
“The Universal Pastime: Sleep and Rest Explained” by Dr Richard Horner http://amzn.com/B00NT9O60O
Cool research on melatonin in sea worm larvae: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/02/sci…