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Shining evolutionary light on human sleep and sleep disorders.

  • Author(s): Krystal, Andrew
  • Nunn, CL
  • Samson, DR
  • Krystal, AD
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4972941?pdf=render
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Abstract

Sleep is essential to cognitive function and health in humans, yet the ultimate reasons for sleep-i.e. 'why' sleep evolved-remain mysterious. We integrate findings from human sleep studies, the ethnographic record, and the ecology and evolution of mammalia

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