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September 19, 2020 - Science Alert

New Research Helps Explain Why Tiny Humans And Animals Sleep So Much

New Research Helps Explain Why Tiny Humans And Animals Sleep So Much
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For toddlers, life is full of new experiences. Researchers have now added a whole new milestone to the long list of changes tiny humans go through – a dramatic change in brain function that gives sleep a critical purpose.

Decades of study on the importance of sleep in brain development and maintenance have given us a pretty good idea of the necessity of a decent amount of shut-eye.

Now US researchers have fleshed out our understanding of sleep's major functions by developing a mathematical model that reveals how we undergo a shift in sleep behaviour as we leave the baby years behind.

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