Sleep

Sleep Deprivation May Increase Susceptibility to False Memories

Not getting enough sleep may increase the likelihood of forming false memories, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of ...

Poor sleep quality linked to lower physical activity in people with PTSD

DARIEN, IL – A new study shows that worse sleep quality predicts lower physical activity in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ...

Sleep Disturbances, Common in Parkinson’s Disease, Can Be Early Indicator of Disease Onset

Problems Run the Gamut from Excessive Wakefulness to Excessive Sleepiness, According to New Review in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease ... Full story

Contradictory findings on how the full moon affect our sleep

According to folklore, the full moon affects human sleep. International researchers are trying to determine whether there is any truth to the belief. Studies by a team at Sahlgrenska Academy have found that people actually sleep 20 minutes less when the moon is full. ... Full story

No Rest for the Bleary

Tel Aviv University study says parents of newborns pay a high price for their interrupted sleep ... Full story

Contradictory Findings about the Effect of the Full Moon on Sleep

According to folklore, the full moon affects human sleep. International researchers are trying to determine whether there is any truth to the belief. ... Full story

How you cope with stress may increase your risk for insomnia

DARIEN, IL – A new study is the first to identify specific coping behaviors through which stress exposure leads to the development of insomnia. ... Full story

Twin study links community socioeconomic deprivation to sleep duration

DARIEN, IL – A new study of adult twins suggests that the level of socioeconomic deprivation in a neighborhood is associated with the sleep duration of residents. ... Full story

Little or poor sleep may be associated with worse brain function when aging

Research published today in PLOS ONE by researchers at the University of Warwick indicates that sleep problems are associated with worse memory and executive function in older people. ... Full story

Want better marks? Get a good night’s sleep

Students who sleep seven hours per night during the exam period score an average of 1.7 points higher (on a scale of 20) on their exams than peers who get only six hours of sleep. ... Full story

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