Do You Need a Brain to Sleep?

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Start building your ideal daily routine with Fabulous. The first 100 people who click on the link will get 25% OFF Fabulous Premium: thefab.co/scishow3 You might think you need a brain to be able to sleep, but organisms with super simple neural networks can still "sleep" sort of like we do. So, if these organisms can sleep too, then what is sleep anyway? Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at www.tiktok.com/@scishow ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Bryan Cloer, Chris Peters, Matt Curls, Kevin Bealer, Jeffrey Mckishen, Jacob, Christopher R Boucher, Nazara, charles george, Christoph Schwanke, Ash, Silas Emrys, Eric Jensen, Adam Brainard, Piya Shedden, Alex Hackman, James Knight, GrowingViolet, Sam Lutfi, Alisa Sherbow, Jason A Saslow, Dr. Melvin Sanicas, Melida Williams, Tom Mosner ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? SciShow Tangents Podcast: www.scishowtangents.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: www.twitter.com/scishow Instagram: instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4651462/ www.thieme-connect.de/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0037-1604351 www.science.org/doi/abs/10.1126/science.aax5440 www.nature.com/articles/4351177a elifesciences.org/articles/26557 academic.oup.com/sleep/article/30/4/389/2708189 www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abb9415 www.nature.com/articles/nature.2017.22654 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4948738/ www.livescience.com/44822-how-do-dolphins-sleep.html www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39126993 www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/electroencephalogram-eeg www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(00)80877-6 www.science.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/science.287.5459.1834 www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(17)31023-0.pdf www.nature.com/articles/nature06535 www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abb9415 www.quantamagazine.org/sleep-evolved-before-brains-hydras-are-living-proof-20210518/ www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2929498/ www.nature.com/articles/s41583-018-0098-9 Images: www.istockphoto.com/vector/human-brain-3d-render-gm638943260-114878145 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sleeping_well.jpg www.istockphoto.com/photo/mans-best-friend-gm1309758774-399374174 www.istockphoto.com/photo/african-elephant-resting-gm173871387-8343739 www.istockphoto.com/photo/dolphins-gm531670033-55510392 www.istockphoto.com/photo/dolphin-resting-gm145990097-6058531 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/underwater-photography-of-mammals-dolphins-diving-in-water-and-swimming-to-surface-sunlight-in-water-and-on-skin-dolphins-whirl-and-writhe-in-clear-water-concept-of-natural-environment-and-life-sdw-iecrdkn65z0q4 www.istockphoto.com/photo/tropical-fruit-fly-drosophila-diptera-parasite-insect-pest-on-ripe-fruit-vegetable-gm1300236924-392625865 www.istockphoto.com/photo/extreme-magnification-fruit-fly-gm679914528-124571529 www.istockphoto.com/photo/hydra-vulgaris-freshwater-hydroid-gm177320934-20139861 www.researchgate.net/figure/Types-of-hydra-a-Normal-Hydra-b-Head-of-Hydra-Nerve-cells-are-visualized-by_fig1_221812789 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/751946 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/680527 commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Enlarged_c_elegans.jpg www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/801800 www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/721406 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/insomnia-a-man-lying-in-bed-and-can-not-sleep-b0bk-xpqvjrgu0fra www.istockphoto.com/photo/andromeda-cassiopeia-gm495690168-78129725 www.istockphoto.com/photo/yellow-tube-sponge-and-diver-gm1167841984-322224825 www.istockphoto.com/photo/orange-rubber-sponge-gm1266584143-371321587 www.istockphoto.com/photo/marine-sponge-gm1204406384-346537648 www.istockphoto.com/photo/sleeping-in-is-my-favourite-pastime-gm1189299504-336697434 www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/many-jellyfish-swim-underwater-rmpcs0gaukbtebkao www.istockphoto.com/photo/dolphins-family-gm1192080061-338567620

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