Women Need More Sleep Than Men, Loughborough University Study Finds

Women need more sleep than men because their brains are more complex, a new study finds.

Researchers at Loughborough University's Sleep Research Center in Leicestershire, England, are behind the research.

Professor Jim Horne, the director of the Sleep Research Center, said, "Women's brains are wired differently . . . so their sleep need will be slightly greater. Women tend to multi-task - they do lots at once and are flexible - and so they use more of their actual brain than men do."

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