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How Longer Days Affect American’s Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 18th, 2021

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?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 8th, 2021

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

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How to Start Waking Up Early: Tips & Benefits

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 1st, 2021

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?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 28th, 2021

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

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 25th, 2021

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

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 11th, 2021

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?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 11th, 2021

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)

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 3rd, 2021

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

By: SleepScore Labs  |  April 23rd, 2021

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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How Much Sleep Do Kids Need? Tips to Help Your Kids Get the Rest they Need

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 15th, 2021

The research is clear: sleep is your kid’s superpower. And ensuring they regularly get the right amount is one of the best ways to put them on the path of optimal physical, mental, and emotional

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The Mysterious Link Between Long COVID and Sleep Problems 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 13th, 2021

What is Long COVID?  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, medical experts are beginning to understand and respond to those suffering from the long-term effects of the virus. While many who recover from COVID-19 only

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Social Media & Sleep: The Relationship Between Social Media & Sleep Problems

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 7th, 2021

What was the last thing you did before falling asleep last night? If you’re like one of the 61% of Americans that fall asleep checking their phones, you may have a last fleeting image of sleepily looking at your

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How Sleep Reduces Stress

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 1st, 2021

Life is stressful. From daily stressors like bills, work, and relationships, to the bigger ones like losing a job, moving to a new house, or coping with an illness can all affect the way your

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The Term ‘Social Jetlag’ is Not a New Phenomenon. But Here’s Why It’s Making Headlines Lately 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 26th, 2021

What is Social Jetlag?  Many of us are probably familiar with the term jetlag – and many of us have, at some point, experienced its debilitating effects firsthand – but what happens when the effects of jetlag happen every week? This kind of jetlag

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How to Use Different Colors of Noise as a Sleep Aid 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 24th, 2021

Most of us have spent a night in a bustling city or other noisy environments where it feels like getting any substantial sleep that night is nothing but a pipe dream. If you do manage

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What is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination? Plus 5 Tips to Get Your Schedule Back on Track 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 19th, 2021

After a long day meeting the demands of an adult in today’s round-the-clock society, you finally have some me-time. But what happens when it feels like there’s not enough me-time in the day? For many

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How Longer Days Affect American’s Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 18th, 2021

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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The Power of Sleep and Its Impact on Our Longevity  

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 17th, 2021

Recent advancements in technology and groundbreaking discoveries in science have shed light on one of the major – yet elusive – lifelong goal for many individuals: to live healthier, longer lives. The monumental improvement in global life expectancy was among the greatest

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These Big Cities are Short on Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 6th, 2021

We’re taking a look at some of the biggest US cities to see who’s sleeping the best, the worst, staying up the latest, and more.  Who’s getting the most sleep?  At the top of the list

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A Look at Sleep Inequality in America

By: Elie Gottlieb  |  August 4th, 2021

Income inequality. Social inequality. And now, research suggests, there’s rampant sleep inequality in the United States. Although the widespread physiological benefits of sleep are well documented, recent findings show that not everyone has equal access to sleep

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The Relationship Between Sleep and Nutrition

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 3rd, 2021

Diet, like sleep, is one of the pillars of health and wellness. And they’re directly intertwined. Although a proper, balanced diet is essential for optimal health, poor sleep over time can undo many of the

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