Counting Sheep’s, Think Again!
You must have heard the ‘count sheep’s and fall asleep’ story, we all lived by it through our childhood. Scientist however have concluded that counting sheep does not help you fall asleep, rather the sheer boredom causes you to deviate and fall sleep.
Less Hours More Food Stimulation
Studies have showed that people who suffer from sleep deprivation, tend to incline on eating more with increased hunger urges.
Be a Guru in Cramming
It’s shown that sleeping directly after a period of learning something new, enhances memory and effectiveness.
Newbie parents loose roughly 6 months of sleep during the first two years of raising a child.
Sleeping Like a Disney Princess
It might come as a laugh, but there is something called sleeping beauty disorder characterized by persistent episodic hypersomnia. A rare condition where a person sleeps for prolonged periods of time.
A Cat’s Nap Goes Along Way
People who work continuously for long periods of time have showed decreased functioning and performance. A short nap of 10-20 minutes is more than enough to give a break and sense of freshness to the working brain to kick start again.
You Are In Control
I am not saying you should do this, but human beings are the only mammals that have the ability to delay their sleep or process of letting it take over, from their own will.
Like Getting a Sloth of a Bed
You most often find that getting out of bed early in the morning is the hardest thing to do. You feel like a 1000 boulders holding you down to bed with all the lethargy in the world. This condition is commonly known as Dystonia.
Altitude Disrupts Your Sleeping
Unlike being present on sea-level, where oxygen pressure is normal. As altitude increases, the decrease in oxygen percentage accounts for a disruption in sleep due to the difficulty in breathing.
Watch Those Night Time Karate
Some people tend to move a lot during sleep, well that is in position. On the other hand, there are who actually use their hands and feet as well. They might even kick you off the bed, it’s called Parasomnia.
Unconsciously, the condition has led people in sleep driving and even murder among extreme cases.