Can’t sleep? This is what’s happening inside your brain


Inadequate sleep can be linked to a wide range of problems, from depression to obesity. But our understanding of the neural circuits involved in sleep is increasing, says Berkeley professor Dan Yang.

One day, it could become possible to control these circuits, creating the option of “sleep on demand”.

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