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Exploring the mind's twilight zone

By T.K. Randall
October 8, 2009 · Comment icon 0 comments

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New research based on the unusual symptoms of some neurodegenerative disorders may be blurring the lines between sleeping and waking as well as questionning exactly what sleep is and what it is for.
Earlier this year, a puzzling report appeared in the journal Sleep Medicine. It described two Italian people who never truly slept. They might lie down and close their eyes, but read-outs of brain activity showed none of the normal patterns associated with sleep.


Source: New Scientist | Comments (0)




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