• Question: What makes your body want to go to sleep?

    Asked by Gabrielle to Darren on 18 Nov 2016.
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      Darren Rhodes answered on 18 Nov 2016:

      Hi Gabrielle!

      There is actually a very small part of your brain (right in the middle) called the Pons that controls your sleep/wake cycle! It tells you when to feel sleepy!