SLEEP DRIVE

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a psychological urge to sleep when we need a rest. It is governed by the reticulate activating system and the hypothalamus.

SLEEP DRIVE: "Our sleep drive is what makes us go to bed to sleep."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SLEEP DRIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sleep-drive/ (accessed December 1, 2021).

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