As we fall asleep, our cognitive functions begin to decline, while at the same time we become more and more immersed in an imaginative and hallucinatory world. Our brain goes through distinct neurophysiological states as we move from waking, to falling asleep, to deeper sleep, and we now know that certain states, particularly REM sleep, are marked by vivid dreams that are fully sensory and perceptual, even as we lie motionless in bed. (June 15, 2017)
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Research has shown that the brain needs time to recharge for the next day, which often happens when we are sleeping. Recent studies have shown that lack of sleep can mean more than a change in brain function and mood; it can also have adverse effects on one’s personality and ability to learn.
Source: Science World Report
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