Teresa Paiva gave an interview to the March 2019 issue of the magazine Visão Saúde, in the kiosks since the beginning of the month. The interview is titled “who sleeps badly, thinks badly, works badly, decides badly, lives badly”
The neurologist and sleep medicine specialist, director of the Center for Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, mentioned, for example, the importance of sleep in the capacity and well-being of people:
“It has been scientifically proven that sleep is a good counselor in the cognitive and emotional aspect.”
“If we learn something and sleep the next, there is a rate of learning improvement. And during sleep, there is a reorganization of the day-to-day information that leads to cognitive improvement, since many of the unnecessary memories are discarded. The essential elements are maintained and organized, “he added.
And about the consequences of bad sleep, Teresa Paiva said: Loading …
“Sleeping little is a social risk because it increases violence, bad decisions, the number of diseases and accidents, increases early mortality.”