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Animal research

06 - 12 - 2016

Can we sleep standing up ?

 We know that slow sleep is accompanied by slow cerebral waves and amplitude. Researchers have just discovered that these same waves also existed in monkeys awake. But unlike sleep, when these waves cover the entire cortex, in this case, they only affect a small part that changes depending on the activity in progress and the level of attention to the environment of the individual. It is possible that the use of slow waves is needed in response to the energy-saving requirements of the brain.