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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.

The Truth About Blankets and Dream-Cheaters, and Other News in Sleep
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Your weekly nightcap.
Sleep-Deprived People Are Less Socially Desirable
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Well-slept people get all the e-vites, according to a new study.
Fall Asleep to Tom Chaplin's Bedtime Playlist
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The former Keane frontman relies on ambient instrumentals and science podcasts.
Binge-Watching TV Leaves Us Too Excited to Sleep
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Rest comes to those who consume their shows one episode at a time.
Do We Need to Update Sleep Lingo to Reflect Our Nighttime Tech Use?
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Researchers argue that it's time to introduce new concepts, like shuteye latency, into sleep science.
You (Probably) Can't Sneeze in Your Sleep, and Other News in Sleep
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Your weekly nightcap.
The Summer My Sleep Fell Apart
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And how I stitched it back together.
Did Owls and Larks Evolve Because Sleeping in Shifts Promoted Survival?
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The first study to test the "sentinel hypothesis" in humans.