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Feel like hitting the snooze button this morning, ladies? Apparently, there’s a scientific reason for that.
Women are wired differently
According to Woman’s Day, a recent study by Loughborough University’s Sleep Research Center in England found that women need to sleep about 20 minutes longer than men. The reason?
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“Women’s brains are wired differently,” said the sleep center’s director, professor Jim Horne.
Horne added, “Women tend to multitask – they do lots at once and are flexible – and so they use more of their actual brain than men do.”
Women also are more likely than men to feel hostile, depressed or angry because of a lack of sleep, the study found.