‘I don’t want to go to bed!’
You probably shouted that on many occasions when you were young. I did! And although I was always angry that I had to go to bed, my mum was right in making sure I would sleep enough.
Why is sleep so important?
You might know that you need sleep to activate your hippocampus: making sure that your declarative and procedural memory remembers things and actions. And that basically means that it is much more productive to sleep than to continue working for more hours.
And did you know that not having enough sleep can cause serious problems? Claudia Aguirre will show you in the following 4,5 minutes.
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So make sure you sleep enough, it will certainly help you with your thesis.