ADAPTIVE NONRESPONDING THEORY

an idea that sleep progressed as a way to generate species-specific intervals of pause on a regular, day-after-day basis coincident with intervals of supreme danger from potential predators.

ADAPTIVE NONRESPONDING THEORY: "With regard to the adaptive non-responding theory, sleep is considered necessary for survival in all living beings."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ADAPTIVE NONRESPONDING THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/adaptive-nonresponding-theory/ (accessed December 1, 2020).
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