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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.

How We Used to Deal With Insomnia, Then vs. Now
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For one, we're not treating it with opium anymore.
Do Our Dreams About Politicians Have a Deeper Cultural Meaning?
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One psychologist breaks down eight years of Obama dreams.
Good News for Rich People: Study Finds Real Health Benefits to $4,000-Per-Week Wellness Retreat
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What do rich and/or famous people do when they need to take a break, lose holiday weight, sober up or gain perspective? They fork over a few thousand dollars and go on a wellness retreat: For a few days (or weeks), they live in off-the-g...
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 Performance Art Stunts
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Warhol's first full-length film, a 5-hour-and-21-minute clip of his lover sleeping, was as dull as it was revolutionary.
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.