Gamers' Brains Are Better at Lucid Dreaming, Beating Nightmares
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Joysticking through an artificial world provides gamers with the perfect skill set for taking control of their dreams.
The Napping Brain Is All About Rewards
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You may be an altruist, but your brain's focused on reaping benefits.
What's Happening Inside the Hallucinating Brain
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Scientists are close to figuring out what makes you trip.
Five Gradual Light Alarm Clocks to Wake You Up Naturally
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These five alarms simulate a gradual sunrise to get you up and at 'em in a kinder way.
The Surprising Origins of "Sleep Tight" and Other Common Phrases
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Bust out this list when you're dying for end of the night cocktail party conversation.
Groundbreaking Study Shows We Do Sleep Like Our Ancestors
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Modern-day hunter-gatherers sleep a lot like us.
Everything You Need to Know About Nocturnal Hair Pulling
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Aka trichotillomania.
How "Little Nemo in Slumberland" Reinvented Our Dreams
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With the comic strip "Little Nemo in Slumberland," which celebrates its 110th anniversary today, the great Winsor McCay changed how dreams were portrayed.
Is Wind Turbine Syndrome Real? Probably Not — But It's Still a Concern
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Those who live near wind turbines say they emit harmful infrasound. Are these folks just imagining things, or are the whooshing blades really to blame?
How the Country’s Elite Firefighters Battle Fatigue
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Jason Ramos, a veteran firefighter, discusses how he balances rest and raging infernos.