The weird world of sleep

Why do we sleep? Why do we dream? And what happens to our brains at night?

MPR News guest host Jana Shortal talks to University of Minnesota Department of Neurology associate professor Michael Howell and University of Colorado Boulder psychology and neuroscience instructor Vyga Kaufmann about the weird world of sleep and sleep disorders.

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