Research has shown that a lack of sleep hinders performance not only in daily life, but also plays an enormous role in athletic performance.
People who perceive more discrimination in daily life have higher rates of sleep problems.
Sentences given to those convicted of crimes may be partially polluted by the sleep of those giving the punishments.
Sleepiness after a large meal is something we all experience, and new research with fruit flies suggests higher protein and salt content in our food, as well as the volume consumed, can lead to longer naps.
Too little sleep takes a toll on your heart.
The media we consume influences our dreams.
Blue-tinged street lamps “create worse nighttime glare” and “have five times greater impact on circadian sleep rhythms” than conventional street lamps.
How well you think your partner understands and cares for you is linked to how well you sleep.
Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you've forgotten, even 6 months later. Interleaving sleep between practice sessions leads to a twofold advantage, reducing the time spent relearning and ensuring a much better long-term retention than practice alone,
For the first time, a study in mice shows that five hours of sleep deprivation leads to a loss of connectivity between neurons in the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with learning and memory.
daytime light exposure may be a promising means to combat sleep disturbances associated with evening use of electronic devices.
Findings suggest sleep loss results in decreased peak power and endurance performance, as well as decreased response speed.
Sleep deprivation makes it harder for us to inspire others, or to be inspired.
A later sunrise goes hand in hand with later waking-up times, and a later sunset is associated with people going to bed later.
It doesn't take that many days of not getting enough sleep before you're functionally drunk. What's terrifying at the same time is that people think they're performing tasks way better than they are. Your performance drops off but your perception of your performance doesn't.
Just one week of insufficient sleep begins to change the body's immune response and metabolism.
Study connects early bedtime and 'adequate' sleep with heart healthy choices.
When you check into a hotel room or stay with a friend, is your first night of sleep disturbed? Do you toss and turn, mind strangely alert, unable to shut down in the usual way? If so, you’re in good company. This phenomenon is called the first-night effect.
Sleep restriction boosts a signal that may increase the hedonic aspect of food intake.
Light pollution can be found in any sizable city in the world. Yet, excessive exposure to light at night may affect how we function during the day and increase the risks of excessive sleepiness