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June 3, 2013

 

What do you do to stay awake at night?

To Stay Up Late, Take Some Tips From The Male Sandpiper

When it comes to "make it or break it" moments, the male sandpiper is a whiz at wakefulness.

May 13, 2013

 

The body knows when to fall asleep.

Time To Get Up!

How does the body know when to wake up? How does the body know when to fall asleep?

May 2, 2013

 

Sleeping With Plants

Can sleeping in a room full of plants can be dangerous? A common myth states that, at night, plants compete with people for oxygen!

May 1, 2013

 

It's actually just a myth that undergoing hypnosis means falling asleep. It's more like being deeply engrossed in a movie or a novel. You're awake, but in a trance-like state.

Hypnosis Brain Waves

We have all seen in the movies, or perhaps in person, a person becomes hypnotized and falls slowly to sleep.

March 12, 2013

 

Make sure to get some Zzzzzzs!

Get Some Sleep! Your Body Needs It To Fight Colds.

Does the amount of sleep I get affect how likely I am to catch a cold?

January 30, 2013

 

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The Science Of The Siesta

Ever feel sleepy after a big lunch? Find out the science behind taking a siesta!

June 5, 2012

 

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Sleeping With One Eye Open

Find out why some birds really do keep one eye open and how they do it.

March 29, 2012

 

We encourage exercising and sleep but not at the same time!

The Connection Between Exercise And Sleep

I've heard that getting regular exercise can help. Is this true?

December 29, 2011

 

Hit the books!

When Is The Best Time To Study?

Students have sometimes found that after a good night's sleep they are able to remember material they studied the night before. Is this true?

June 29, 2011

 

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Spending Time Near Traffic

According to many studies over the past decade, mothers living near high traffic areas are more likely to give birth prematurely.

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