10 Interesting facts you didn't know about sleep!
1 - Within 5 minutes of waking up, 50% of your dream is forgotten.
2 - Humans can survive longer without food than they can without sleep.
3 - Scientists still have no clue why all living beings require sleep to survive.
4 - We spend about one third of our lives sleeping or approximately 25 years.
5 - There is a link between your sleep position and your personality.
6 - You might know them personally, but you’ve seen everyone in your dreams before. Crazy, right? The brain can’t create people, so it uses registered faces.
7 - Lack of sleep is associated with a decreased level of melatonin.
8 - There are at least 84 identified sleep/wake disorders.
9 - The record for the longest period of time gone without sleep is 11 days.
10 - Humans can take small naps with their eyes open, while maintaining their balance. Literally, this could happen with you even knowing it ;).