Tag Archives: animal sleep
Elephants Get Very Little Sleep: How Much Will Surprise You
While most humans enjoy sleeping an average of seven hours per night, elephants, one of the world’s largest land mammals, only seem to need a fraction of that according to a new study this week in PLOS ONE.
What We Can Learn From Animals About Sleeping
Sleeping is a basic part of our everyday lives, yet surprisingly little is known about its purpose and evolutionary history.
Which is better? Human sleep or animal sleep?
Human sleep vs. animal sleep?
Insomniacs take heart: Humans get by on significantly less sleep than our closest animal relatives. The secret, according to a new study, is that human sleep is more efficient.