I didn’t know that!
I recently found this interesting article on PsychologyDegree.net that lists facts about sleep that most of us didn’t know. For example, depending on our age, we need different amounts of sleep:
Does this table accurately reflect your sleeping patterns?
A really interesting fact that PsychologyDegree.net explained is that we can only dream about faces we’ve seen before. It’s weird, because I’ve had a lot of dreams where I meet new people, or see new people. Apparently, I must have seen them somewhere before.
I was pretty surprised when I read that you will die from sleep deprivation before food deprivation. I’ve heard of people starving to death, but I don’t know of anyone who has died from lack of sleep.
It’s amazing how much variation there is in need for sleep for animals. A koala needs 22 hours a day and giraffes need only 1.9 hours a day. Which one would you rather? Sleeping 22 hours a day, or sleeping 1.9 hours a day?
To learn more interesting facts about sleep, visit PsychologyDegree.net.
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