In: Life Advice, Science
Everyone knows what a difference a good (or bad!) night’s sleep can make, but what happens when we sleep? The quality of our sleep has an enormous impact on learning, memory, cognition and physical health. But most importantly, sleep is absolutely essential for survival. Sleep deprivation, however, has become so prevalent that we can now describe it as an epidemic. Learn more about sleep and how improving its quality can transform your life.
The Sleep Debt Collector Is Here
Recent studies in humans and mice have shown that late nights and early mornings may cause long lasting damage to your brain.
The New York Times, 2022
You Really Can Learn in Your Sleep
Experimental techniques demonstrate how to strengthen memories when our brains are offline
Scientific American, 2018
Spark Creativity with Thomas Edison’s Napping Technique
Waking yourself from the twilight state just before sleep may help you to solve a challenging problem, a study shows
Scientific American, 2021
Rise Science, 2022
Ness Labs, 2021
Why Can’t We Sleep?
We face many obstacles in our search for shut-eye, from bad beds to faulty genes. Fortunately, wrapping our heads around what keeps us awake can help us catch those z’s.
The Sleep Solution
Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It
How to Sleep
Should you drink more coffee? Should you take melatonin? Can you train yourself to need less sleep? A physician’s guide to sleep in a stressful age.
The Atlantic, 2017