Sleep accounts for one-third of the human lifespan. A healthy amount of sleep is vital for “brain plasticity,” or the brain’s ability to adapt to input. If we sleep too little, we become unable to process what we’ve learned during the day and we have more trouble remembering it in the future. Sleep is vital to the rest of the body too. When people don’t get enough sleep, their health risks rise. This section talks about importace of sleep and science behind sleep.
Importance of Sleep and Role of Mattress