Andy’s Quick Hits (277): Why Heat Makes Us Sleepy

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Who wouldn’t like a daily siesta — especially when it is hot after that post lunch period! And I am sure we have all experienced that desire to sleep when it gets warmer — it pushes us to laze around.

Now we may think this is just about activity, but a group of researchers at Northwestern University in the US have peered deeper into the brain to try to find out what is happening.

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Andy Hab

Andy Hab

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The brain and human behaviour, in business, society, learning, and health.