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The Napping Brain Is All About Rewards
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You may be an altruist, but your brain's focused on reaping benefits.
What's Happening Inside the Hallucinating Brain
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Scientists are close to figuring out what makes you trip.
The Dark Side of Drinking Black Coffee
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Watch your back around someone who takes their coffee black.
Could Electroshock Therapy Awaken Your Dreams?
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Buzzing the brain with strategic shocks seems to unlock some sort of dream-like state. If the tech improves will it lead to a future of on-demand dreaming?
The Odd Sleep Habits of the American Bullfrog
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The amphibian is basically on alert at all times and never receives any deep sleep.
Marathon Runners Are Junkies with Great Calves
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Getting High Is Healthy Sometimes
How Do Astronauts Sleep in Space?
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With 16 sunrises every 24 hours, shut-eye gets complicated.
What We Can Learn from the World’s Longest Hibernator
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The edible dormouse goes quiet for 11 months or more. Why can’t we do that?
Get More Sleep, Get Less Flu
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Our immune system needs sleep to form "memories" of diseases it fights.
15 Monumental Moments in Modern Sleep Research
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The rest revolution through the decades.