We are spoiled by the thousands of videos available for us to watch covering a variety of topics. However, there are a few subjects that aren’t as well-documented as they should be; perhaps because no one can yet offer clear explanations on some of the most mind-blowing phenomenon. Arguably the most complicated being, the very thing we use to think and rely on to provide answers – the human brain.
Ever wondered what will happen if all of us can go on for days without sleeping? It should be cool, right? This is a Russian fictional story where five five people were experimented to not sleep for 30 days.
Delirium is a common and very serious neuro-psychiatric syndrome. Typically it affects older patients with multiple medical problems, in fact up to half of all elderly patients in the hospital will have an episode of delirium at some point.
Narcolepsy is a disorder in which individuals lose the ability to regulate these sleep-wake cycles, so the standard boundary between sleeping and being awake is blurred, and that leads to characteristics of sleeping happening while a person is awake.