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Penelope A. Lewis's 'The Secret World of Sleep'

If Penelope A. Lewis doesn’t already run a health science blog, she should seriously consider doing so. “The Secret World of Sleep” explains the science behind sleep without hampering the reader with laboratory jargon.  619 more words

Book Review

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

As I start to think about this question, I can feel the inner scientist in me asking a range of questions in response to your first. 1,627 more words


Why Sleep Matters

My sleep research has, time and time again, cemented what most health professionals believe: Restful sleep, along with a nutritious diet and regular exercise, is vital to good health. 737 more words

Roger Sramek

Sleep and memory

Sleep and memory

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


Learning with the Lights Out

Researchers are uncovering the link between sleep and learning and how it changes throughout our lives. 1,808 more words


Sleep Snippet: Why Bother Even Trying to Understand Sleep?

It’s a fair question (although don’t tell my supervisors that I said that…) We enjoy doing it, it refreshes us, and we tend to find ourselves doing it in any spot we find ourselves last thing on a Wednesday afternoon. 542 more words


The Creature at the End of the Bed: What is Sleep Paralysis?

My limbs won’t move. I can’t scan the room or, more importantly, run if I needed to. This feeling in itself is terrifying, but I become aware of an evil presence in the room. 1,023 more words