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Being "in the zone": how waking activity controls sleep need

A new study from the Vyazovskiy group suggests that how and where we spend our time while awake impacts how much we need to sleep - it does not only depend on how long we are awake.

SleepUK: Exploring the nation’s sleep habits in 2021

Take part in our census to find out just how well the UK is sleeping in 2021: the SleepUK project. The results will be presented in a special episode of Horizon on BBC2.

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