Evolutionary function of sleep

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Function of sleep Evolution: What?
Argues that sleep evolved to help organisms adapt to or cope with their environment. Sort of like hibernation.
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Function of sleep Evolution: Meddis?
Argues that sleep protects from harm and predators by immobilising animals during times of risk like night time.
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Function of sleep Evolution: Webb?
Argues that sleep allows animals to conserve energy
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Function of sleep Evolution: Research?
Decoursey damaged the SCN’s of 30 chipmunks, circadian rhythms were disrupted. Returned to the wild and more of these chipmunks were killed compared to control group.
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Function of sleep Evolution: Evaluation?
-Peter Tripp, Shapiro, Hormone. +animals evolved sleep patterns which help adapt to enviro e.g. animals that are hunted sleep little&often.
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Function of sleep Evolution: Conclusion?
Possibly sleep has 2 functions, which is why all animals sleep even if it’s dangerous.
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Argues that sleep protects from harm and predators by immobilising animals during times of risk like night time.

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Function of sleep Evolution: Meddis?

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Argues that sleep allows animals to conserve energy

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Decoursey damaged the SCN’s of 30 chipmunks, circadian rhythms were disrupted. Returned to the wild and more of these chipmunks were killed compared to control group.

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-Peter Tripp, Shapiro, Hormone. +animals evolved sleep patterns which help adapt to enviro e.g. animals that are hunted sleep little&often.

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