Subscribe By: Kevin Asp on June 16th, 2016 Print/Save as PDF What happens to your brain when you're sleep deprived? An Infographic Sleep Medicine Share: What does sleep deprivation do to your brain? We came across this stunning infographic by Science.Mic that explains what happens to your brain, and what it means for you, when your brain is sleep deprived. But what if you feel sleepy even after a full night's rest? Read our article on why you could be feeling exhausted all the time.