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The full moon affects sleep to ... worse!

Jan 19th 2014 at 8:08 PM

Yet the full moon affects us all, even in his sleep! It is rather random term 'seliniastika ", since according to experts, the days that the moon is" full "can not sleep easily and when we succeed we sleep less.

As found by scientists from the University of Basel in Switzerland, the phenomenon is not due to increased illumination of the full moon, nor the force of gravity, but the biological clock which is adapted to the lunar cycle!

The days of the full moon is reduced by 30% the activity of the brain associated with deep sleep, while it takes five minutes longer than usual to fall asleep.

Volunteers surveyed slept 20 minutes less nights with a full moon compared with other nights of the month and sleep characterized by moderate to crap!

Scientists estimate that the human body has a mechanism that recognizes the phases of the moon and even this mechanism is evolutionary ... ! Developed thousands of years ago, so that the primitive people to sleep lighter nights with a full moon so they can protect themselves from their enemies who were chasing the moonlight

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