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Posts tagged sleeping

August 31, 2010

 

woman sleeping

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!

August 6, 2009

 

Man holding a sleeping baby

Do Babies Gain Weight While Sleeping?

A baby's weight doesn't really change when they fall asleep, so why does the limp, floppy weight of a sleeping baby seem greater than it actually is?

February 6, 2009

 

Roses

Smelly Dreams

Researchers have found that odors can affect dreams.

October 17, 2007

 

Man During REM Sleep

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

If you've ever been up all night, you may have found that staying awake becomes a lot easier after five or six a.m. Why?

November 14, 2006

 

a snooze button on an alarm clock

You Sleep Even Less Than You Think

How much sleep are you really getting? It may be even less than you think.

March 3, 2005

 

Dual Body Clocks

Nestled in your brain is a biological clock that matches the 24 hour clock of a day. However, they may be another clock. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Earwigs

Do earwigs really burrow into your ears while you're sleeping, only to later feast on your brain? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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