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Brain, Behavior, and Sleep

How can we find better solutions to the scourge of addiction, the challenges of aging, and complex behavioral problems? How can we get the right amount of sleep in our increasingly complex, 24-7 world? Washington State University researchers seek fresh answers by deepening our understanding of how the brain works.
 
Advancing health and safety. Researchers' discoveries help us to understand, treat, and prevent addiction and the forces that drive behavior. They empower the elderly to stay independent longer. They lead to new ways to manage sleep and sustain performance, safety, and well-being.

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Sleep loss and obesity
Sleep loss and obesity
Do wakeful nights predispose us to becoming overweight?



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Eat, Sleep, Stay Warm
Eat, Sleep, Stay Warm

What controls whether we sleep or stay awake, crave food or don't, and maintain body temperature or plunge into hypothermia?

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Fatigue and Performance
Fatigue and Performance

How well can you perform specific tasks when you’re tired? The Air Force seeks the answer to help ensure mission success.

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The Future of Aging in Place

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The Future of Aging in Place

The Future of Aging in Place

Merging psychology and technology to help us live independently longer


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December 8, 2010
 
Sleep loss and obesity
Do wakeful nights predispose us to becoming overweight?



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Sleep loss and obesity



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