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The neuroscience of sleep: Russell Foster at TEDGlobal 2013

The neuroscience of sleep: Russell Foster at TEDGlobal 2013

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Neuroscientist Russell Foster opens a session of TEDGlobal all about … us, asking the question: Why do we sleep? Thirty-six percent of our lives are spent asleep, which means, if you live to 90, you’ll have slept for 32 years. But we don’t appreciate sleep enough, says Foster. He quotes Thomas Edison — “Sleep is []