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Sleep is my favorite thing. Why do I have to loose it when I age?

Sleep is a very fascinating subject when studying the human brain. It is an altered state of consciousness, a time we can not eat, fight for our survival, or run from a saber tooth tiger. 621 more words

Neuropsychology

Sleeping on Back Linked to More Obvious Morning Erections

An intensive and highly rigorous study has concluded that sleeping positions play a large role in the quality of sleep, the level of tiredness during the following day and the obviousness of the morning erection. 148 more words

Science And Tech

Sleep like a baby . . . owl?

I love owls; I always have. They look smart (it’s the eyes and head), they’re finely-tuned hunters, and they stay up all night! My granddad taught me one of his favorite adages as soon as I could speak: 216 more words

Sleep

How much sleep do you need? New study suggests about 8 hours.

Finnish researchers have published the findings of a study of sleep duration and its effect as a determinate of sickness absence in the October issue of the journal  236 more words

Sleep

Helping teens prioritize sleep

The average teen in the US is chronically sleep deprived. There are a variety of reasons for this:

  • Early school start times that conflict with the circadian phase advance that happens naturally with puberty.
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Sleep Science

"The Everything Guide to Sleep" . . . Isn't

New York magazine’s website has a set of articles collectively titled “The Everything Guide to Sleep,” which includes an infographic showing the sleep habits of a number of well-known artists, inventors, and so on. 109 more words

Arts