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​A lot of “behavior change” problems are just health problems in disguise

We know from neuroimaging studies that sleep has a massive impact on a part of the brain called the prefrontal cortex—which sits right above the eyes. It’s in charge of something called “executive function”, the conscious control of our actions and thoughts.

So sleep deprived individuals are going to have a diminished ability to inhibit unwanted thoughts and control their focus of attention.

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