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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.

Open Offices are Working Against You
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Those trendy open-air offices are screwing with your ability to hear and process information properly.
Is Being On Call Healthier than Being at Work?
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If you're tethered to a phone or screen, you're not off-duty.
Laughter Is also the Best Medicine for Social Development
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Toddlers need to hear jokes, even if they don't get them.
How to Sleep in the Heat, Even Without A/C
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A handy guide for sweaty sheet season.
Teasing Coworkers? You’re Probably Keeping Them up at Night
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Kids can be cruel, but so can adults. Put people of any age within the confines of an office or playground and someone becomes Piggy: Research suggests that anywhere from five to 20 percent of adults get bullied at work. One of the many ...
The Sexism Behind Telling Cara Delevingne to “Take A Nap”
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You're just fine, Cara.
Why You Should Never Sleep in Makeup
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Go to bed bare-faced, trust us.
Sleep May Help You Remember Things You Never Learned in the First Place
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Think back to college. It’s the night before a final exam and you’re not as prepared as you’d like. After a few hours of cramming, your study buddy quizzes you on some 100 years of intellectual history, or maybe a shit-load of formulas a...
Spencer Hastings’ Pretty Little Pill Problem: Gummies for Dummies
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Stealing snacks comes with consequences.