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For Sleep-Eaters, An Uncontrollable Appetite Rules Over Their Nocturnal Life
Sleep-eating sounds like silly a plot-line from a new Kevin James comedy. But the relentless disorder is hard to treat, poorly understood and, in many cases, life-altering.
Unable to Land in Water, Some Birds Sleep While Soaring Over the Ocean
What frigatebirds lack in waterproofing they make up for in wingspan — and some interesting rest habits.
When Daydreaming Replaces Dreaming
We all daydream, but maladaptive daydreamers are consumed by their fantasies.
14 Simple, Sleep Doctor-Approved Tips for Defeating Insomnia
Tossing and turning? Take a look at these suggestions.
What Does it Mean to "Dream Like a Girl"?
A new study on gendered dreaming sheds some light on the differences and similarities between the male and female subconscious.
What It's Like to Discover You Can't Visualize the World
Aphantasiacs can't visualize images in their mind's eyes. But that doesn't stop them from dreaming.
Why You Can't Dial a Phone, Read a Book or Escape a Monster in Your Dreams
Dream researcher Erin J. Wamsley discusses how she began her career, her theory about dreaming and why you should never, ever tell her about what happened in your head last night.
How, Exactly, Does Ambien Work?
What you need to know about America's favorite sedative.