Quem pensou que era um mito urbano enganou-se. Há mesmo um sonho de beleza, garante um grupo de cientistas depois de um estudo experimental liderado por John Axelsson, do Karolinska Institute, da Suécia.

O estudo concluiu que…

Our findings show that sleep deprived people appear less healthy, less attractive, and more tired compared with when they are well rested. This suggests that humans are sensitive to sleep related facial cues, with potential implications for social and clinical judgments and behaviour. Studies are warranted for understanding how these effects may affect clinical decision making and can add knowledge with direct implications in a medical context.

Agora vamos lá a uma beleza de sono.