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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Science of sleep

Science of sleep

ISABELLE BUSCH, Evergreen reporter, columnist April 20, 2022

Especially for college students, sleep is a vital resource! Getting enough hours a night may pose a constant challenge for us, but many species in the animal world evolved clever ways to sneak in some...

A WSU researcher tested the effects sleep has on rats that are exposed to trauma.

Increasing sleep may reduce fear-associated memories from trauma

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2020

In a new study, researchers looking to ease the adverse effects after trauma used a light technique to manipulate sleep-promoting neurons in rat brains, which in return, eases adverse effects after trauma. The...

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