Why Do We Sleep?

Sleep… we all know it’s important and it’s something we all wish we can have more of but have you ever wondered why is it important and why do we want more of it?

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist. In this video he answers the question “Why do we sleep?”

3 key points he mentions here on the purpose of sleep is:

  1. Restoration
  2. Energy Conservation
  3. Brain Function

He also talks about the connection between mental illnesses and sleep. Check out the video below to learn more about the importance of sleep and how you can set yourself up for success when it comes to sleep. 

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