What will happen to the brain without sleep

What will happen to the brain without sleep

It is better not to check it out for yourself.

Complete sleep deprivation is one of ancient torture. Of course, voluntarily it is unlikely that someone would be so torture yourself, but chronic lack of sleep (even if it’s only for a couple of hours less than the provisions of regulations 7-9 hours) can lead to unpleasant consequences.

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Scientists have learned that after a week without sleep at the start of human disorders of the metabolism and the psyche, which can lead to death. But chronic lack of sleep, reduced memory, impaired attention, deteriorating learning ability. In men, lack of sleep leads to risk-taking behavior (the probability of accidents on the roads is the same as when driving drunk).

If you regularly don’t get enough sleep, decreased activity of the prefrontal cortex — the area of the brain that controls impulses and is responsible for making important decisions. In such circumstances, people tend to make impulsive and risky steps, which sometimes can be quite logical.

So preparing for exams or important events do not neglect the sleep benefit from the extra waking hours will be much less than harm.

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