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www.answers.com/Q/The_brain_is_constantly_active_whether_a_person_is_asleep_or_awake_true_or_false

The brain is constantly working regardless of whether you're awake or asleep. Some areas, however, will be more active when sleep and some when you're ...

www.health.com/mind-body/insomniacs-brains-may-work-differently

Mar 3, 2014 ... But the study, which tracked brain activity in 18 people with sleep ... didn't have trouble sleeping, found the opposite, at least when they were awake. ... who say they can't sleep because their brains are always revved up, she said. ... If insomnia makes the brain busier and more plastic, how would that fit in ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/110427-sleep-deprived-brains-nature-science-health-rat-asleep-awake

Apr 27, 2011 ... If you're sleep-deprived, key parts of your brain may be dozing even when you're ... stage accounts for about 80 percent of all sleep in both rats and people. ... According to one leading theory, since neurons are constantly ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/sleeping-while-awake

Nov 1, 2016 ... During microsleep, the entire brain nods off so briefly that we often don't notice it. ... but the consequences are always the same: You are fatigued the following ... to several decades' worth of sleep over the lifetime of an average person. Ah, I know you're thinking, Wouldn't it be great if we cut down on this ...

www.quora.com/Are-our-brains-more-active-when-we-sleep-than-when-were-awake-If-so-why

If so, why? .... It is better to say that the brain is always active but in different ways. ... During deep sleep, the energy requirements of the brain is actually less than when awake, but there are forms of brain activity (most notably synchronization ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/sleep-deprivation-amps-up-brain

The brain gets more active the longer it goes without sleep. ... “I'm sure if you bump your friend when he's sleep-deprived, he's going to jump higher,” he says. ... that while we are awake, our neurons are constantly forming new synapses, ... Years before Heading Offshore, Herpes Researcher Experimented on People in U.S..

www.fastcompany.com/3042747/8-common-and-terrible-sleep-disorders

Feb 25, 2015 ...If you made a list of the most common sleep disorders in America, it would go ... Causes: The mechanism in the brain that prevents motor movement while ... When a person has a sleep terror episode they aren't fully awake, ...

io9.gizmodo.com/do-you-feel-like-youre-not-sleeping-even-when-you-are-1583034277

May 29, 2014 ... Pseudoinsomnia is a sleep disorder, even though people who suffer from it appear ... When pseudoinsomnicacs fall asleep every night, they feel as if they are lying ... Researchers are beginning to turn to the "always-on" hypothesis to explain ... Around the clock, awake or not, their subjects' brains showed ...

healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/healthy/science/how/neurophysiology

Dec 18, 2007 ... When the alerting areas of the brain are most active, they inhibit activity ... it is common for people to be continuously awake for about 16 hours ...