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.

Here’s How Dentists Feel About the ‘Flossgate’ Controversy
The evidence for flossing is weak. Will dentists stop shaming us now?
Why Sleeping in Spandex Makes Sense
Swaddling isn't only for babies.
Study: Relationship Status Influences Which Faces We Find Sexy
Single people have strong preference for faces dissimilar to their own.
What Happens to Our Sleep in Various Stages of Love?
The relationship between rest and romance is a doozy.
What Jokes and Dreams Have in Common, According to Sigmund Freud
It all comes back to repressed sexual desires, of course.
What Scientists Learned From 50 Years of Lucid Dreaming Studies
Among other things? The state of controlling your subconscious wanderings is more common than many might think.