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Can't Sleep? Gather with Other Insomniacs at One of These 5 Online Forums
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Come together and commiserate with a welcoming community of the sleep-starved.
How Good Sleep Became a Game-Changer for the NBA’s Best Players
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Ten years ago, sleep was an afterthought in the NBA. Now, it's a priority. And that's a big reason why we're seeing the Cavs and Warriors face off.
"Reply All"’s Alex Goldman Rarely Feels Like a Functional Human Being
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The podcasting pro talks sleep, storytelling and some of his favorite internet things.
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Michael Grandner
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14. The Equalizer Name: Michael GrandnerTitle: Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of ArizonaWhy they're interesting: Probing the relationship between sleep and socioeconomic inequality   When we look at...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Wendy Troxel
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13. The Relationship Expert Name: Wendy Troxel Title: Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND CorporationWhy they're interesting: Studying sleep in couples     Sleep has traditionally been studied as a solo behavior. But most adul...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: David Samson
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10. The Evolutionist Name: David SamsonTitle: Evolutionary biologist at The University of TorontoWhy they're interesting: Examining how human sleep has changed since Homo erectus dozed in trees A common refrain in the sleep conversatio...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Till Roenneberg
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1. The Time Master Name: Till RoennebergTitle: Chronobiologist at the Institute of Medical Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilian University Why they're interesting: Revolutionized the study of biological rhythms and sleep-wake schedules   Ni...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Benjamin Reiss
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9. The Dean Name: Benjamin Reiss Title: Professor and author of the book “Wild Nights: How taming sleep created our restless world.”Why they're interesting: A cultural historian exploring the past and present through a prism of sleep B...
The Most Interesting People in Sleep: Kelly Bulkeley
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3. The Dream Collector Name: Kelly BulkeleyTitle: Psychologist of religion specializing in dream researchWhy they're interesting: Data-banking dreams to understand the waking world      Kelly Bulkeley takes a big data approach to study...