Sleep is somewhat like the miracle that’s hidden in plain sight. The more we delve into it, the more essential we find it. Sleep weaves its way into our waking lives in many subtle ways. How well we sleep can be affected by what we eat and lost sleep can shorten your life. Some people have even observed that standing on one leg like a flamingo can improve you sleep quality.
The most recent studies have shown that it plays an important role in memory and learning. Basically, while you sleep, the connections between your brain cells (the synapses) actually form making sleep absolutely imperative if you want to learn effectively. The study has discovered that intensive training can’t make up for lost sleep.