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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.

Sleep Helps Us Remember Stuff if We Already Have a Context for Understanding It
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When does "sleeping on it" actually help?
Can Being Cold Make Us Nicer to People?
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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
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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 Sharpen Your Memory (Temporarily), Courtesy of Science
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Introducing: the emotional hangover.
How to Sleep in Winter
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Resting through winter blues and sore throats.
Expert: Good Sleep Is More Than a Personal Choice
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For millions, it really isn’t.
Where's the Rainbow? The Missing Science of How Gay Couples Sleep
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A decade of research on relationships and sleep is a heteros-only party.
Is There Finally a Solution to the Nightmare of Sleep Paralysis?
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A neuroscientist has discovered what causes sleep paralysis — and may have found a way to vanquish the demons for good.
What the 'Ambien Walrus' Really Is, According to the Person Who Made It Up
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When you were hopped up on sleeping pills and bought all that Toblerone and snorkeling gear on Amazon? Yeah, that was the Walrus.
The Year in Sleep: 9 Things We Learned in 2016
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A look back at highlights in rest-related news.