Sleep

9.27.19

Please Relax to This Video of an Octopus Changing Colors As It Naps

These captivating color displays may be an expression of octopus dreams, scientists say.

8.21.19

Climate Change Is Going to Make It Too Hot to Even Sleep

Sleep experts want us to rest in rooms 20 degrees cooler than the Energy Star guidelines—meaning we're either going to be wasteful or sweaty.

3.22.19

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.

3.1.19

Having Frequent, Terrifying Dreams Could Mean You Have Nightmare Disorder

This week in science: A lot of people don't feel much when they take CBD, the effects of microdosing, and what goes on in the brains of people with nightmare disorder.

2.25.19

5 Things That Could Help Your Brain Work Better

The brain isn’t literally a muscle, but its function can be positively and negatively affected by the behaviors we engage in every day.

2.15.19

I’m Constantly Stressed That My Weekends Aren’t Fun Enough

How to deal with weekend anxiety.

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2.6.19

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.

2.1.19

'On Trash,' Today's Comic by Pedro D'Apremont

The world's trash is causing a man to lose sleep.

1.31.19

Why People Can't Stop Talking About Their Extremely Boring Dreams

"You were in my dream last night."

1.31.19

How Startups Are Selling Anxious Millennials on the Promise of Sleep

Startup brands are trying to convince a generation of tired, anxious, financially unstable young people that they can buy a good night's sleep.

1.28.19

Four Women on the Restorative Joy of Napping at Work

"Sylvia Plath once said, "There may be things that a hot bath can't cure, but I don't know many of them." I feel the same way about napping."

1.18.19

Your Brain Is Paying Attention While You're Sleeping

Even if you don't remember, your brain is listening.

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