Most people obsess over sleep only when they don’t get enough. Not so the 120 scientists at Japan’s International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine. They brood over the purpose and basic mechanisms behind sleep. Which genes make your circadian clock tick, and which neurotransmitters make it tock? getAbstract recommends Veronique Greenwood’s article to the sleepless and the somnolent.
About the Author
Veronique Greenwood has written for Discover, Scientific American, Popular Science, The New Yorker, Time, The Atlantic, and others.