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According to research, staying up after midnight is not recommended.
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According to research, staying up after midnight is not recommended.

Even when you've had a nice day, do you ever feel like you're suffocating at midnight from the uncontrollable rush of ideas and the universe is imploding as you lay your head on the pillow and stare wide awake at the ceiling? If so, don't assume you're crazy. The "Mind After Midnight" concept, put out by recent research and published in Frontiers in Network Physiology, contends that, while alert after midnight, the human mind is more prone to damaging thoughts and conduct. The study found that it was previously widely accepted that sleep loss, or sleep deprivation characterized by nocturnal arousal, resulted in cognitive and behavioral dysregulation and altered how our brains worked the day before. Recent research has shown that staying up past midnight causes changes in cognition a...