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How the brain controls sleep

Discussion in 'AI in the News' started by RSS, Oct 14, 2015.

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    Sleep is usually considered an all-or-nothing state: The brain is either entirely awake or entirely asleep. However, MIT neuroscientists have discovered a brain circuit that can trigger small regions of the brain to fall asleep or become less alert, while the rest of the brain remains awake.

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