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Your Brain Might Be Taking Tiny Naps Throughout The Day Without You Realizing

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Your Brain Might Be Taking Tiny Naps Throughout The Day Without You Realizing

Do you find your eyelids drop for a tiny moment every so often?

Maybe you are looking at a computer screen at work or are riding on the train on the way to work when you find your eyes shutting for a fraction of a second. While the thought can be a scary prospect—after all, you are going into a brief “zombie-state,” with your body still moving forward on autopilot—it is a normal occurrence and your body’s response to not getting quite enough sleep each night. Your brain might be taking a few small naps throughout the day without you even realizing it is happening. The key to avoiding this experience is getting regular sleep. For more on this finding, head over to Science Alert.