Amazing sleep facts
Do you feel refreshed and alert when you wake in the morning? Or are you typically slightly or seriously sleep deprived?
The ancient physicians of Ayurveda knew how important sleep is to the human mind and body. A sleep study by researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science and SRI International on how genes express with sleep deprivation, highlights some interesting facts.
- The control of sleeping and waking is associated with gene activity in the brain regions involved with sleep regulation and higher level functions.
- Neurons in the forebrain (neocortex, amaygdala …