Before tests many people tend to reduce their amount of sleep in favor of study time. But is this method really supportive? What if we could perform even better when allowing ourselves to have some rest?
Ever pulled an all-nighter to get the job done? Then you’ll know firsthand: lack of sleep leaves us cranky, forgetful and distracted. If you’re not a big fan of coffee, there now may be something else to reboot your system.
Feeling down? Perhaps experiencing some winter blues? Sleep deprivation might be the answer. Neuroscientists at Tufts University have revealed an interesting mechanism behind this puzzling solution, by investigating the role of astrocytes.