Social ties may be the true culprit behind adolescents’ disrupted sleep habits.
(NEW YORK) — It’s sometimes called highway hypnosis or white-line fever, and it’s familiar to anyone who has driven long distances along a monotonous route.
Drivers are lulled into a semi-trance state and reach their destination with little or no memory of parts of the trip. But what if it happened to an engineer at the controls of …
Experts don’t recognize the term, but say episodes of microsleep are potentially dangerous
Staying up late is almost a rite of passage for teens, but night owl students could be paying the price with lower grades years after high school.
Here’s one more reason to get to bed earlier.
If you’re not ready to pop a pill or strap on a gadget every night in search of some extra shut-eye, there are apps that can help. Here are four that are worth a try.
In a predatory world, sleep doesn’t make much evolutionary sense. Why would any creature lie down, shut its eyes and not move for about a third of a day? It’s like an invitation to be eaten.
It may not look like much is going on during naptime in preschool, but dozing youngsters are actually busy learning.
A new technique makes it possible to sleep away your fears.
Current sleep remedies risk addiction and memory problems, but a new class of medications may avoid these issues.
Having a drink (or two) is one way to nod off more quickly, but how restful is an alcohol-induced slumber?
Poor sleeping habits can lead to overeating, but can unhealthy diets keep you up at night?