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Posts tagged insomnia

January 10, 2014

 

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The Downside Of Looking Sleepy

There are lots of good reasons why you should try to get more sleep.

November 29, 2013

 

A TV screen and a lightbulb hover over a pair of bloodshot, sleep-deprived eyes.

The Costs of Sleep Deprivation

ATTENTION Night Owls! Losing sleep takes a serious toll on your health and safety.

August 31, 2010

 

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Are Heavy Sleepers Smarter Than Light Sleepers?

Are you a heavy sleeper? Well, chances are, your brain is working hard while you're at rest!

September 29, 2008

 

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Can’t Sleep? Warm Your Hands!

Have you been having trouble sleeping lately? Learn about an interesting way to cure insomnia!

December 2, 2005

 

Sleepless in Dolphintown

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.

June 9, 2005

 

Sleepless at Your Own Risk

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.

December 23, 2003

 

Nightcap

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.

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