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A new study (UCLA, Tel Aviv Univ., etc.) indicates that when people don’t get enough sleep, their brain cells quite literally slow down. Researchers found sleep deprivation means that the bursts of electrical activity that brain cells use to communicate become slower and weaker, which can lead to mental lapses that affect not only perception but also memory.

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AuthorBeth McGroarty, Director of Research, GWI
CategoriesWellness