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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.

Moderately Tired People Take the Most Risks and Other Research from SLEEP 2017
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Your weekly nightcap, SLEEP 2017 edition.
Sleep Experts Share Highlights from 2017 SLEEP Conference
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Thousands of researchers headed to Boston for SLEEP 2017. Here’s what 9 of them found most fascinating.
Sleep Loss Makes the Brain Cannibalistic, and Other News in Sleep
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Your weekly nightcap.
The 15 Most Interesting People in Sleep
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A list of researchers, writers and cultural figures whose work is shaping our resting lives.
One Personality Trait is Linked to Poor Sleep Around the World
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And it's not conscientiousness, openness, extraversion or agreeableness...
Sunday Nights are Sleepless Nights, and Other News in Rest
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Your weekly nightcap.
Male (Flies) Pull All-Nighters to Hit on Female (Flies)
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This study on sex and sleep in drosophila applies to human behavior uncannily well.
7 Things to Know About the Sleep-Exercise Connection
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Working out influences rest in different ways for different people.
Weighted Blankets Should Have Been Popular a While Ago
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The Gravity blanket's going gangbusters.