Sleep deprivation and what happens to your brain

We all know what it feels like after a bad night’s sleep – you’re tired, sluggish, and it’s hard to concentrate. Lack of sleep can have lasting effects on the mind and body. So why is sleep so important? Dr Leonie Kirszenblat talks from a scientific and personal perspective about sleep deprivation and what happens to the brain when we don't get enough.


 

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