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Sleep Is the Most Productive Part of the Day

The hours spent sleeping are especially critical for your brain

Illustrations by George Greaves

Every week, the Nuance will go beyond the basics, offering a deep and researched look at the latest science and expert insights on a buzzed-about health topic.




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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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