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Theresa Fisher

Theresa Fisher is VW's science editor. She does her best sleeping in the early morning light and her best thinking late at night.

How We Used to Deal With Insomnia, Then vs. Now
For one, we're not treating it with opium anymore.
Do Our Dreams About Politicians Have a Deeper Cultural Meaning?
One psychologist breaks down eight years of Obama dreams.
Good News for Rich People: Study Finds Real Health Benefits to $4,000-Per-Week Wellness Retreat
What do rich and/or famous people do when they need to take a break, lose holiday weight, sober up or gain perspective? They fork over a few thousand dollars and go on a wellness retreat: For a few days (or weeks), they live in off-the-g...
Can Being Cold Make Us Nicer to People?
Iced coffee: For cooling off and smiling through the DMV.
How Andy Warhol's 1963 film "Sleep" Paved the Way For Today's Pop Art Stunts
The film, a five hour and 21-minute clip of Warhol's then-lover sleeping, is less about the act of rest than it is the man behind the camera.
How to Sleep in Winter
Resting through winter blues and sore throats.
Where's the Rainbow? The Missing Science of How Gay Couples Sleep
A decade of research on relationships and sleep is a heteros-only party.