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Insomniacs Have Trouble Focusing

Research out of the University of California San Diego has shown that people who suffer from insomnia have problems focusing on tasks during the day.Research out of the University of California San Diego has shown that people who suffer from insomnia have problems focusing on tasks during the day. What they’re not sure of is if the insomnia is causing the daytime cognitive troubles, or if those troubles are a reason behind the insomnia. Either way, their findings were a result of observing 50 people, half of whom said they had trouble sleeping and the others who classified themselves as sound sleepers.All participants were given brain scans while they worked on memory tests. The brains of the insomniacs didn’t respond like they’re supposed to – by shutting down the wandering thoughts capability and activating the part of the brain in charge of concentration. Further, when the tests got harder, the sleepless weren’t nearly as successful at summoning the additional brain pow

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