physiology Tag

Sleep is vital

Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. Interestingly, the way you feel while you're awake depends in part on what happens while you're sleeping. While sleeping, your body is working to support healthy brain function and maintain your...

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a model of the brain

A new study by Northeastern University's physicist Dmitri Krioukov and his colleagues explains why the human brain evolved the way it did: to expedite the transfer of information from one brain region to another, enabling us to operate at peak capacity.   The research reveals that the structure of the human brain has an almost ideal network of connections that permit information to travel from one region...

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