Why Do We Sleep?

October 10, 2014

We spend a lot of time sleeping, but did you ever stop to think about the mysteries of sleep? Why do we need to sleep? It can be pretty obvious to most of you but the mechanics behind the importance of sleep is more complicated than it seems. The great team behind BrainStuff and their famous YouTube channel HowStuffWorks made a pretty cool video explaining why we sleep. Sit back, relax, and enjoy…but don’t fall asleep!

For a more in depth look at sleep, check out this TedEd lesson inspired by the video above and crafted by our awesome team at Withings! Why Do We Sleep?

Susie Felber

Susie is a writer and producer who has worked in nearly every medium. As the daughter of a hard-working M.D., she's had a lifelong interest in health and is proud that she continues to lower her 5k time as she ages.
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