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How to Start Waking Up Early: Tips & Benefits

You’ve probably heard the saying “the early bird catches the worm,” or the idiom “be up with the lark.” In other words, there may be some benefits to waking up at the crack of dawn.

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Latest Sleep Research: Does Blue Light Filtering “Night Shift” Really Help Sleep?

Have you ever wondered whether your iPhone’s blue-light filtering “Night Shift” mode actually improves sleep? Did excessive screen use during COVID-19 negatively impact sleep and circadian rhythms? Check out this month’s new research article for

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Sleep Like a Sleep Scientist: How to Handle a Transatlantic Flight & Jet Lag

Transatlantic travel can be both mentally and physically taxing. If you’ve ever traveled on a long-haul flight, you know the drill: pray your baggage meets the weight allowance, deal with the stress of getting through

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What Causes Night Sweats & How to Stop Them

When is the last time you woke up in the middle of the night drenched and soaking in sweat? This overnight perspiration may have been so severe that you needed to change your clothes, or

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Does Red Light at Night Help You Sleep?

You’ve probably heard that bright light too close to bedtime may negatively impact your sleep quality and your internal clock. But did you know that not all light is created equal? Our sleep and internal

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What is Sleep Paralysis (Signs, Causes, & Prevention)

Imagine this nightmare: just after waking up, you are alert and conscious yet unable to move a muscle. You feel an inexplicable pressure and heaviness on your chest, and you sense an ominous presence in

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The Latest Sleep Research: Delayed School Start Times and the Impact on Children and Teens

Chronic sleep deprivation is a critical threat to the mental and physical development, academic potential, and safety of children worldwide. Increasing the number of children who get sufficient sleep was recently included as a core

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Why Do My Arms Fall Asleep at Night?

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night to a bizarre “tingling” sensation in your arm or hand? It almost feels like “pins and needles” have flooded that area. Your limb goes

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World Sleep Day 2021 Data Analysis: More Zzzs, More Smiles?

In honor of World Sleep Month, SleepScore Labs performed a data analysis to compare various country’s total average sleep time with their World Happiness Index Score.  The SleepScore team looked at data from 1,234,462 nights, from over 72,000

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