Blog post by NIH director examines how sleep resets the brain

A Feb. 14 blog post by National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins describes the results of two NIH-funded studies in mice, both of which found that the brain’s neural connections grow stronger during waking hours, but scale back during sleep. The results suggest that this sleep-related phenomenon keeps neural circuits from overloading.

2017-02-16T00:00:00+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Research|