Eclectic Curiosity


Posted on January 22nd, 2004, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

I would say something clever here, but I didn’t get much sleep last night…

German scientists say they have demonstrated for the first time that our sleeping brains continue working on problems that baffle us during the day, and the right answer may come more easily after eight hours of rest.

The German study is considered to be the first hard evidence supporting the common sense notion that creativity and problem solving appear to be directly linked to adequate sleep, scientists say. Other researchers who did not contribute to the experiment say it provides a valuable reminder for overtired workers and students that sleep is often the best medicine.





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