Do spiders sleep? Study suggests they may snooze like humans
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a question that keeps some scientists awake at night: Do spiders sleep? Daniela Roessler and her colleagues trained cameras on baby jumping spiders at night to find out. The footage showed patterns that looked a lot like sleep cycles: The spiders' legs twitched and parts of their eyes flickered.
New scientific study suggests some spiders enter sleep state similar to humans
A new scientific study suggests that some spiders are capable of a state similar to a human’s rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which allows us to dream.