Observations About The World Of Sleep Medicine From A Sleep Physician
Friday, November 9, 2012
Dolphins may sleep with only half of their brains at a time
I used to love that show Flipper when I was a kid. They don't make good dolphin-centered programs anymore. This article discusses how dolphins appear to be staying awake as long as 15 days. The researchers think that dolphins may sleep with only one-half of their brain at a time. This allows them to stay awake and alert continuously.