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Portions of the brain fall asleep and wake back up all the time, Stanford researchers find

19:00 EST 30 Nov 2016 | AAAS

(Stanford University) New research finds that small regions of the brain cycle in and out of sleep, even when awake. The cycles shift toward 'awake' when that part of the brain pays attention to a task.

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