We’re taking a look at how summertime’s longer days and warmer weather affect sleep for Americans nationwide. We’ll be examining whether seasonal differences matter for sleep and what longer summer days mean for our sleep-wake
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What is Microsleep?
You’re driving back home, exhausted after a long week of work filled with many sleepless nights, and you suddenly realize you don’t remember the last mile of driving. You can’t recall the last red light or
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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