Sleeping is one of the most important processes our body needs in order to function int he daily basis. Different studies show different results about how much a person should sleep, how many hours we should be sleeping the more we grow, what happens during sleep. Other studies have found out what does our body does when sleeping, what does our brain processes and so on. In this post you will read 15 facts about sleeping, you probable have never heard before. Number 15 just left me speechless. I have to rethink again about my sleeping routine people! You should do the same! If you find this interesting, then don’t hesitate to share with friends and family.
1- The average person in France sleeps 8.83 hours a night — the most in the developed world.
2- About 8% of Americans sleep naked.
3- When in complete darkness, most people adjust to a 48-hour cycle: 12 hours of sleep, and 36 hours of activity.
4- Women experience more nightmares than men
5- Neuroscientists believe that babies don’t dream for the first few years of their lives
6-You burn more calories while sleeping than you do while watching television
7- Studies show that students at schools with later start times perform better.
8- Believing that you’ve slept well improves performance, even if you didn’t get that much sleep.
9- People sleep differently depending on the moon’s phases. We tend to sleep best under a new moon, and worst under a full moon.
10- If you have trouble getting out of bed every morning, you’re suffering from something called dysania.
11- Lack of sleep can cause people to gain about 2 pounds a week
12- Some deaf people sign in their sleep
13- Sleeping less than 7 hours each night reduces life expectancy.
14- Parents of newborn babies miss out on roughly 6 months of sleep during the baby’s first 2 years of life.
15- Humans spend an average of 25 years sleeping over the course of a lifetime