Brain plasticity, sleep and aging.


The link between sleep and aging is a hot topic of research. On the one hand, much attention has been paid to epidemiological studies showing that both short sleep and long sleep in humans are associated with reduced longevity. I will briefly review this literature and discuss recent experiments in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster that may contribute… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000336149


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@article{Cirelli2012BrainPS, title={Brain plasticity, sleep and aging.}, author={Chiara Cirelli}, journal={Gerontology}, year={2012}, volume={58 5}, pages={441-5} }