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Outreach and impact of our research

TG-Leonardo RAI 3 

“La forma del sonno”, Popular Scientific Newscast 02.09.2017

(in Italian)

Memex: Galileo (pt.62) a scientific format for popular science of Rai Cultura.  


Perché dormiamo? Valerio Rossi Albertini dialoga con Michele Bellesi sugli effetti del riposo sul cervello (in Italian).

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Moebius Scienza  


Interview with Luisa de Vivo (in Italian).




Sleep group - sharper 2018 

Radio Linea  


Interview with Michele Bellesi

Cervello, cosa succede quando non si dorme 

(in Italian).

57th Annual Psychology Annual Conference in Taiwan


Interview with Michele Bellesi - The R Foundation

Our work in the press  


Sleep deprivation can lead to the brain ‘eating itself’, study says. Independent
The brain starts to eat itself after chronic sleep deprivation. New Scientist
Sleep deprivation can cause brain to start 'eating' itself. The Telegraph
Your Brain Will Start To Eat Itself After Chronic Sleep Deprivation. Huffingtonpost
The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say. The New York Times
The Brain’s Connections Shrink During Sleep. The Atlantic
Sleep is about forgetting some memories and keeping others, studies suggest. Independent 
Sleep may help us to forget by rebalancing brain synapses. The Guardian 
What's the point of sleep? The Guardian
Beauty sleep or brains sleep? Switching off ‘helps regrow brain cells’. Independent 
How Sleep Protects the Brain over Time. Scientific American
Sleep 'boosts brain cell numbers'. BBC

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