Yesterday's New York Science journal published a first ever study report about what actually happens inside the brain using color dyes and photo-electronic high resolution microscope. Here's the link to the article http://news.sciencemag.org/brain-behavior/2013/10/sleep-ultimate-brainwasher#!
Some researchers opine that cleansing is not sleep's core function. They state- No one function of sleep necessarily rules them all, says sleep scientist Derk-Jan Dijk of University of Surrey, UK. " Sleep probably has many functions", he says, just as the weekend is variously for shopping, socializing and cleaning the house.
But, the interesting point for all decision makers and management advisors is that, this study (and its bibliographic references and citations) helps us to better understand :
- behavioral idiosyncrasies among shift workers...and
- help us in our attempts at creating a motivated work environment for all
- strategically design training programs for our talent pool
- also improve our work processes and team fabric within our organizations.
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