Health

Brain training for insomnia

Might external stimuli—audiovisual and haptic—be used to train the brain to improved sleep patterns to treat insomnia? That's the question a research team from India hopes to answer in work published in the International ...

Neuroscience

Sleep is irreplaceable for the recovery of the brain

Sleep is ubiquitous in animals and humans and vital for healthy functioning. Thus, sleep after training improves performance on various tasks in comparison to equal periods of active wakefulness. However, it has been unclear ...

Medical research

The real reason behind goosebumps

If you've ever wondered why we get goosebumps, you're in good company—so did Charles Darwin, who mused about them in his writings on evolution. Goosebumps might protect animals with thick fur from the cold, but we humans ...

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