Why Do We Need Sleep?

Adequate sleep is needed to clear cell waste from the brain. Dr. Alon Avidan, Professor of Neurology at UCLA and Director of both the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center and UCLA Neurology Clinic, says this is one of the most important and critical finding in recent years about the possible function of sleep. Learn more in this article from Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 

Hear these neuroscientists explain: 


Why Do We Sleep?TED talk by Dr. Russell Foster.

One more reason to get a good night’s sleep. TED talk by Dr. Jeff Iliff