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.

Are Nature Sounds More Relaxing Than White Noise?
by /
Hyper-stressed people benefit from nature sounds the most.
A Sleep-Deprived Person Won't Know if You're Happy or Sad Unless You Make it Really Obvious
by /
Sleep loss alters our ability to interpret facial expressions.
Study: 28-Hour Shifts Take a Toll on First-Year Doctors
by /
But shortened shifts have downsides, too.
Is the Sleep Apnea Defense Legit?
by /
Have you been hit by a sleep criminal? (Let's hope not.)
Melania Trump and Her Husband Sleep in Separate Beds
by /
Sad! Or unremarkable?
Better Sleep Pays Off Over Time
by /
A new meta-analysis of the relationship between sleep habits and well-being.
Here's Another Way Sleep Might Prevent Kids from Falling Behind
by /
Familiar with the "Matthew Effect"?
Weekly Nightcap: March 14, 2017
by /
Recently, in rest...
It's 'Sleepy Monday.' Take a Nap. Don't Get on a Judge's Bad Side.
by /
Daylight Saving Time strikes again.