There are lots of good reasons why you should try to get more sleep.
ATTENTION Night Owls! Losing sleep takes a serious toll on your health and safety.
Are you a heavy sleeper? Well, chances are, your brain is working hard while you're at rest!
Have you been having trouble sleeping lately? Learn about an interesting way to cure insomnia!
Can you imagine lasting an entire month without sleep? Believe it or not, newborn dolphins and killer whales have been observed to do just that. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
If you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter or gone without sleep for more than two days in a row, you know what happens. You start to feel groggy, and eventually have trouble concentrating. You might even hallucinate. Go without sleep for too long and, as studies using rats have shown, you can die. Clearly, our bodies need sleep. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Nightcaps may indeed help you fall asleep faster, but it's going to hurt your quality of sleep. Learn more on this Moment of Science.