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  • Adekunle Nicholas Adefela Nigeria how do i increase my sleeping habit?
    2015-03-27 07:03:08

    • Greer Nelson Australia maybe more exercise will increase your sleep be more active
      2015-03-28 11:03:39
  • Adekunle Nicholas Adefela Nigeria sleep brings about conversion of kinetic enerw to potential while restoration bring about potenttial to kinetic.
    2015-03-27 07:03:13

  • Jerry Dabo Nigeria Of what further importance is sleep to man relating it to his surroundings
    2015-03-11 11:03:24

  • mensah jonas Ghana Excellent
    2015-03-08 22:03:51

  • Arif Mehmood United Kingdom Very well defined
    2015-03-02 02:03:15

  • Mike Lees United Kingdom If neither theory has been proven, perhaps another possibility exists.
    2015-02-22 15:02:01

  • Diana Cook United Kingdom Common Characteristics of Altered States of Conciousness also did not appear; both came up as a parse error?
    2015-02-17 10:02:48

  • Anadelia De La Cruz Netherlands tenemos que entender que verdaderamente el dormir es vital para nuestra vida y el buen funcionamiento de nuestros cuerpo y en especial para nuestros cerebro , musculos y sistemas nerviosos
    2015-02-07 23:02:16

    • José Mario Pérez González Argentina De la empirica: El sueño es necesario de lo contrario nadie dormiria. El sueño nos ayuda a recuperar energia para emprender el dia, El esta acostado para dormir es una de las posiciones mas adoptadas. En los hospitales se utilizan las camillas para hacer curaciones y para que el enfermo descanse. No se han visto hospitales donde tratan de curar a los enfermos internados de parados. El cerebro sigue gastando energia como en la vigilia, El cerebro no descansa cuando nosotros dormimos y sentimos que parte de nuestros musculos se recuperan del cansancio acumulado.
      2015-02-12 16:02:44
  • Stephen Diya Nigeria during sleep we experience a fall in body temperature and metabolic rate which indicates that the body is conserving energy rather than restoring or rejuvenating itself.
    2015-01-19 14:01:15

  • Amrita Bhagan Trinidad and Tobago According to the restorative theory, we need sleep for physical growth and repair of the body.The survival theory of sleep suggests that sleep serves as a protective behaviour where the organism is inactive at the most dangerous time of the day
    2015-01-19 14:01:45

  • Uwenni Henry Johnbull Nigeria Sleep are ment for survival & restorations, that is established.
    2015-01-16 09:01:26

  • Mukesh Setia India survival theory is quite unclear
    2015-01-14 08:01:59

  • OLATUNJI Femi Nigeria The restorative theory and survival theory were better explained here. Thanks for this.
    2015-01-10 06:01:22

  • Nelson Torh United States of America Psychologists suggest that there are two theories of sleep. The restorative theory and the survival theory.
    2015-01-04 22:01:38

  • Mathew Emmanuel Nigeria Two popular theories of purpose of sleep by psychologist are: Restorative and Survival theory, however restorative theory states we need sleep for physical growth and repair of the body, while the survival theory of sleep suggest that sleep serves as protective behaviour where the organism is inactive at the most dangerous of the day.
    2014-12-27 10:12:10

  • Steven Mcdonald Australia The last of area of study is extremely interesting, as there seems to be no confirmed reason for “why we sleep”. For instance in the restorative theory, scientists have confirmed that active people sleep longer, however it doesn’t necessarily mean that inactive people sleep less. Further the survival theory suggests that sleep has is an evolutionary developed that helped humans survive during the most dangerous time of the day (night). Again arguments against this, are fairly obvious – this makes humans more vulnerable to attack.
    2014-12-26 07:12:30

  • Ki Ki Pakistan Best is 8 hours. Rest is up to you... either you want best to be best On regular basis you should not take 3,5 hours sleep. It will impact on your future badly then you would required one pill some time many pills to sleep :( It is better to take 8 hours sleep and it will become your habit too and you would not required any sleeping pills.
    2014-12-23 07:12:27

  • Heather Fenske United States of America Two main purposes of sleep are survival and restoration.
    2014-12-21 13:12:37

  • Sheikh Mariam Bangladesh The survival theory of sleep suggests that sleep serves as a protective behaviour where the organism is inactive at the most dangerous time of the day.
    2014-12-20 12:12:22

  • Gupta Ashok India Sleep acts as a restoration and survival functions. When asleep most of our cell gets repaired and muscles regain strength after relaxation by getting rid of unwanted material. Sleep for Survival must dates back or predators who were aware of dangers in the night and when the body was week and mind not so alter to protect themselves.
    2014-12-19 12:12:53

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