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June 22, 2018

 

Sleep In Different Cultures

Contrary to popular western practice, there is no “normal” way to sleep. There are just culturally accepted practices. Sleep is comprised of four stages of NREM (Non-Rapid Eye Movement) sleep and one of REM sleep, which is about 25 percent of a night’s sleep. These stages regulate and restore the body. People do not experience […]

January 30, 2013

 

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The Science Of The Siesta

Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!

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