We all know the outward effects of not getting enough sleep. Our grogginess makes us lose focus, we have less energy, and it's much harder for us to make decisions. But what really happens to our brains when we don't get enough sleep? This infographic below from Mic helps to answer that questions.

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They combined information from the Journal of Neuroscience, The CDC and the UC Berkeley Walker Sleep Lap to compile the graphic. A sleep deprived brain can lead to memory loss or even false memories, and hallucinations. You might even find yourself reaching for junk food more often and making risk decisions.


H/T Lifehacker

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