Washington: Researchers have turned to the principles of mathematics to further their understanding of the sleep-wake cycle and how it can go awry. Experts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have come up with a new computer model using mathematical equations to predict how different environmental, medical, or physical changes to a person`s body affects their sleep.
Holmes continued: "We have developed a model that can serve other researchers as a benchmark of the ideal, healthy sleep-wake cycle. "Scientists will be able to take this ideal model and predict how different disturbances such as caffeine or jet lag will impact that ideal cycle. This is a very non-invasive way to study the brain and sleep that will provide important clues on how to overcome these disturbances and allow patients to have better and more undisturbed sleep." ANI
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