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Mystery behind sleep revealed! (see pics)

What does sleep do to your brain? Allows it to reset, help integrate, consolidate memories and so on.But not by strengthening brain connections as was thought earlier but actually weakening the connections among brain cells.Really?If
PTI January 11, 2014 10:04 IST
PTI
What does sleep do to your brain? Allows it to reset, help integrate, consolidate memories and so on.

But not by strengthening brain connections as was thought earlier but actually weakening the connections among brain cells.

Really?

If we believe sleep scientists from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, sleep is the price the brain must pay for learning and memory.