Science

Sleepiness. When your brain has a mind of its own

Author/Director Maryse Bergonzat
Producer Quark productions
Country France
Length 52'
Year 2012

Sometimes comical but often tragic, sleepiness takes an important part in our lives.
First cause of lethal highway accidents, drowsiness invites itself in our work.
What happens with our brain? Can we master sleepiness?
By working on the sleep and especially on the functioning of awakening, researchers try to understand the biological and environmental mechanisms that maintain man at the top of his capacities.
What if drowsiness was there to prove that we are not machines?


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