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Is the Purpose of Sleep to Let Our Brains ???Defragment,??? Like a Hard Drive? | The Crux | Discover Magazine

Is the purpose of sleep to allow brains to defragment like a hard drive?  

The Neuroskeptic weighs in:

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2012/05/14/is-the-purpose-of-sleep-to-let-our-brains-defragment-like-a-hard-drive/

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