circadian rhythm

Sleep

If You Insist on Using the Snooze Button, Here’s How to Do It Correctly

But just know that interrupted sleep doesn’t translate to actual rest.
Rick Morgan
3.22.19
mental health

Sleep Deprivation Was More Powerful Than Antidepressants for Me

If I'd known a decade ago that staying up at night could help with depression, I'd have been less likely to dismiss my own experience as just a curiosity.
Jesse Noakes
2.6.19
This Week in Science

We're Getting Closer to Turning People’s Thoughts into Speech

This week in science: genetically modified, drug-producing chickens, the health benefits of being a morning person, and using artificial intelligence to read minds.
Shayla Love
2.1.19
Sleep

Experts Answered Every Question We’ve Ever Had About Sleep

Does melatonin work? What’s my chronotype? And is it really that bad to look at my phone right before bed?
Shayla Love
10.10.18
This Week in Science

Cool Science News You Don’t Want To Miss

A 3,300-year-old mummy's healthcare, a blood test that can read your body's internal clock, and predicting who will respond to sugar pills for pain.
Shayla Love
9.14.18
mental health

Changing Your Bedtime Every Night May Put You at Risk for Depression

It's like flying from New York to LA on Friday, and then flying back on Monday morning—every week.
جيسيكا دوري
5.29.18
Sleep

What It Takes for Night People to Become Morning People

A few small lifestyle tweaks can make the shift easier for aspiring early risers.
جيسيكا دوري
5.24.18
Sleep

Why You're Still Tired After Sleeping In

Your Saturday afternoon fog, explained.
Suzannah Weiss
4.12.18
Sleep

This Is Why Some People Feel Most Creative Late at Night

Have a seat, smug morning people.
Dana Leventhal
3.13.18
Sleep

This Is What It's Like to Have No Internal Clock

Completely blind people lack light perception, which can mess with their lives in more ways than just abnormal sleep patterns.
Hannah Flynn
11.13.17
Whoa

Wounds Take Longer to Heal If You Get Them at Night

The human body is amazing and also very, very strange.
Denny Watkins
11.8.17
zzz

Your Meal Times Could Help With Jet Lag

A new study found that when you eat affects your internal clock.
Amber Brenza
6.1.17
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