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How We Used to Deal With Insomnia, Then vs. Now
For one, we're not treating it with opium anymore.
Do Our Dreams About Politicians Have a Deeper Cultural Meaning?
One psychologist breaks down eight years of Obama dreams.
Can Being Cold Make Us Nicer to People?
Iced coffee: For cooling off and smiling through the DMV.
Where's the Rainbow? The Missing Science of How Gay Couples Sleep
A decade of research on relationships and sleep is a heteros-only party.
Is There Finally a Solution to the Nightmare of Sleep Paralysis?
A neuroscientist has discovered what causes sleep paralysis — and may have found a way to vanquish the demons for good.
The Year in Sleep: 9 Things We Learned in 2016
A look back at highlights in rest-related news.
How Chloroform Went From Beloved Sedative to Crime-Fiction Trope
The lauded, sleep-inducing vapor spared millions from the pain of surgery — and then got demoted to shameful substance.
What “Sleep” Will Be Like in 2020, 2030 and Beyond
Dream-cations, sleep-learning and Zzz-inducing technology are just a few decades away, according to people who spend their time theorizing about the future.
Dreaming About Your Bae Affects How You Feel About Them
When you dream about your significant other cheating, do you wake up ready to fight?