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The idiom "to sleep with one eye open" is a reality for some species.

The phenomenon of sleeping with just one eye closed was most recently discovered in Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bats (Epomophorus wahlbergi), but also occurs in marine mammals such as common porpoises, bottlenose dolphins and some seals as well as in many birds including domestic chickens, mallards and Humboldt penguins.

This behaviour is associated with unihemispheric sleep – when one half of the brain shows waking activity while the other shows slow-wave sleep activity.

Unihemispheric sleep is a way of engaging in both wakefulness and sleep at the same time. Animals may do this to avoid predation, to breathe underwater and to allow the brain to recover from sleep deprivation.

Credit: bbc

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/earth/story/20150428-weird-ways-animals-sleep

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This study was conducted in 2016. Do you think it is higher or lower for you?

Source: https://www.networkworld.com/article/3092446/smartphones/we-touch-our-phones-2617-times-a-day-says-study.html

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Remain curious and keep learning.

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