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Sleep with a Partner? How to Both Get Your Best Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 16th, 2021

Scientific research on sleep is typically conducted with research participants who are sleeping alone, but in real life most people share beds with significant others, children, and even pets. According to an international survey, 70% of Americans do not sleep alone, and the numbers were similar

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When is it Time for a Sleep Divorce? Your Biggest Co-Sleeping Questions, Answered

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 4th, 2020

Ever hear your friends or family complaining about their bed partners keeping them awake at night? It’s a commonly held belief that sleeping next to someone in bed yields poorer sleep. But is that true? Our sleep expert, Dr.

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Can’t stay asleep? Maybe it’s time for new bedding

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 16th, 2019

When you think of your bed, visions of ultimate comfort, relaxation, and worry-free feelings should come to mind. If that’s not the case, it may be time to re-think what makes your bed and bedroom

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Do Fans Really Cool Down your Bedroom?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  July 9th, 2019

For many, it’s hard to imagine sleeping without a fan blowing full blast during long, hot summer nights. And if asked, most will say that a fan definitely cools down their bedroom. According to our

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The Best Summertime Sleeping Hacks

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 27th, 2019

Much of the world is facing record-breaking heat this summer, and we understand how tough it can be to fall and stay asleep amid these hot conditions! Did you know that the average bedroom temperature

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Best Lighting For Sleep: Different Night Light Temperatures

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 4th, 2019

Summertime means beach days and pool outings, but also warm weather and longer days. In fact, the longest day of the year lands on June 21st! Do these long days with increased temperatures impact sleep?

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Best Temperature for Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 3rd, 2019

The environment we sleep in plays a huge role in how well we sleep each night. If you can remember laying in your bed on a hot summer night, it was likely not a pleasant

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5 Ways You Can Spring Clean Your Space for Better Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 25th, 2019

Bees, trees, and sneezes are in the air as spring comes to life this season! Many of us have to get used to the spring blooms and the allergies that come with them. Our Pillow Talk Poll showed

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Does the Full Moon Affect Sleep?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  December 12th, 2018

Have you heard the so-called myth that a full moon can impact your sleep? It’s not uncommon to hear that the full moon is the scapegoat for all kinds of odd behaviors and happenings. Everything

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

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 15th, 2021

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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The Latest Sleep Research: Owls and Larks During COVID-19

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 19th, 2021

COVID stay-at-home practices provide a unique opportunity for researchers to study changes in sleep habits with fewer external restrictions. A recent study looked at how changes brought on by stay-at-home conditions lined up with peoples’ preferred sleep patterns.   Study:  Chronotype refers to individual differences in when a person naturally feels the sleepiest and when they naturally feel the most alert during a

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Sleep with a Partner? How to Both Get Your Best Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 16th, 2021

Scientific research on sleep is typically conducted with research participants who are sleeping alone, but in real life most people share beds with significant others, children, and even pets. According to an international survey, 70% of Americans do not sleep alone, and the numbers were similar

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Why Do I Keep Waking Up at 3am?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 3rd, 2021

You change into comfy pajamas, tuck in for the night, and drift off. Suddenly, you’re up at 3am on a Saturday. Not what you planned, but you can’t fall back asleep. Why is that?   Going through the sleep stages When you sleep, your body cycles

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Should Sleep Education Be Part of School Curriculum?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 26th, 2021

How many hours in your life do you think you’ve spent sleeping? How many hours in your life do you think you’ve spent learning about sleep? Even though sleep is a major part of our

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How Does Men’s Sleep Change Through the Years?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 26th, 2021

How Does Men’s Sleep Change Through the Years? With age comes wisdom. With age comes changes in sleep as well. Find out what happens with sleep over time, with a focus on men’s sleep. This

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The Latest Research: The Link Between Health Behaviors, Sleep, and Mental Health

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 22nd, 2021

From birth to early adulthood, multiple factors – many of which are out of our control – play a role in mental health. Research shows that health behaviors that are mostly within our control such

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6 Best Ways to Fall Asleep with a Cold

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 18th, 2021

Despite the recent increase in global awareness about germs and hygiene, the winter months still breed the common cold and flu. If you’re one of the unlucky ones to contract these winter ailments, the best

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How to Practice Mindfulness for Better Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 11th, 2021

What is mindfulness?  Mindfulness is a focus on the present while being aware of your moment-to-moment thoughts, emotions, physical sensations, and environment. This is done by paying attention to experience without judging how you’re feeling

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How Does Women’s Sleep Change Through the Years?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 11th, 2021

It can be difficult realizing what you have until it’s gone, and the same can be said for a good night’s sleep. Particularly for women, there can be changes through the years that can interfere

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Why Am I So Tired In The Winter?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 10th, 2021

It’s that time of the year when it’s dark in the morning when you get up and dark when you’re done with the work day. Plus, for many, winter means gray days and little sunshine between the

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What’s Dry January, and Should You Give it a Try?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 4th, 2021

New year, new goals. To put it mildly, 2020 has been a difficult year for most of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start off 2021 on the right foot! If you were thinking

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