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The importance of sleep

In this video, watch Professor Anil Seth explore the importance of sleep and its highly complex, highly regulated state.

In this video, Professor Anil Seth explores the importance of sleep, its variability in length across the animal kingdom and its highly complex, highly regulated state.

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The Science of Sleep and Dreams

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