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Purpose of Sleep

The Incredible Things Your Brain Does While You're Sleeping

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.21.2016 | Science

Until recently, sleep was something of a mystery to us. Scientists didn't know why we slept -- and they thought that when the body was at rest, the br...

Why Do We Sleep?

Quora | Posted 10.20.2014 | Science
Quora

A number of proposals and perspectives have emerged that, taken together, paint a compelling and converging picture of why sleep evolved and why it is now needed.

Decoding The Science Behind Dreams

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Are you curious -- and sometimes maybe a bit baffled -- by your dreams? Do you wake up with fragments of a dream fresh in your mind and wonder: Why did I dream that?