RECUPERATIVE THEORY

A concept that the function of sleeping is to enable the physical body to recover internal homeostasis.

RECUPERATIVE THEORY: "Recuperative theory is one answer to the question of why we sleep."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RECUPERATIVE THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recuperative-theory/ (accessed January 19, 2020).
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