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.

What Does it Mean to "Dream Like a Girl"?
A new study on gendered dreaming sheds some light on the differences and similarities between the male and female subconscious.
The Link Between Skipping Sleep and Feeling Giddy
Exhausted but happy? Well, short-term sleep deprivation can be a temporary upper.
What It's Like to Discover You Can't Visualize the World
Aphantasiacs can't visualize images in their mind's eyes. But that doesn't stop them from dreaming.
How to Know When Your Boss is About to be a Jerk
A simple change could help managers play nice, Monday through Friday.
Exploring the Sleep Struggles of a Genius: Franz Kafka's Insomnia
Sleep struggles surfaced in the literary master's diaries.
My Freshman Year, I Shared a Bed With 3 Other People
Nothing about the sleeping arrangement made sense.
My Adult Life, Told in Shows I Streamed Before Bed
Age 22? House. Age 24: Repeat viewings of Mumblecore movies I meant to rent (but accidentally bought) on iTunes