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Yes, You Can Be Diagnosed With Nightmares
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Renowned psychologist Dr. Barry Krakow speaks about the importance of treating nightmares independently of other disorders.
Sleep May Help You Remember Things You Never Learned in the First Place
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Think back to college. It’s the night before a final exam and you’re not as prepared as you’d like. After a few hours of cramming, your study buddy quizzes you on some 100 years of intellectual history, or maybe a shit-load of formulas a...
Brain Scans Could Soon Determine Future Sluttiness
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By looking at brain scans, researchers may soon be able to suss out those prone to promiscuity.
Insomniacs May Actually Be Sleeping, They Just Don’t Know It
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Are insomniacs really up all night? New research suggests it's a matter of quality, not quantity.
Three Reasons Why Humans Evolved to Connect Sex and Sleep
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Dr. Sue Carter, director of the Kinsey Institute, shares her thoughts on the deeper relationship between sex and sleep, and oxytocin's role in connecting them
How Do Sharks Sleep? Do They Dream?
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Inside the mystery of sharks and how just exactly they get to sleep -- if at all.
The Incredibly Strange Case of the Sleep-Talking Bus Driver and His Gaslighting Wife
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About three years ago, a 67-year-old bus driver walked into the sleep clinic at London’s King’s College Hospital. His wife said he'd been talking in his sleep for a year. By her account, he broke into chatter most nights, within 10 minut...
What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Does It Work?
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Lucid dreaming — the practice of controlling your dreams — is real, and it can be learned. Here's how.
Study: For Teen Brains, Consistent Sleep Patterns Are Critical for Growth
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Varied sleep patterns may affect longer-term brain development.