The Elephant and the Blind Men

Various Approaches to the Brain and Behavior … Sleep Efficiency and Naps
  • Michael S. Aronoff


We human beings are, according to some, examples of an accident of nature: organisms imbued through the eons of evolutionary time with the “chance” of self-awareness and its accoutrements. As a result, and accompanying this unrequested ability to comprehend, we experience that most wonderful of human assets, the drive to master our circumstances. If one seriously considers the bases for these intricate phenomena on anything other than a mystical level of discourse, one must be in awe of the complexity involved, the wonderful intricacy by which these extraordinary events are brought about.


Sleep Deprivation Total Sleep Time Behavioral State Sleep Loss Sleep Cycle 
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