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Credit where credit's due: A new study suggests young children have more sophisticated, adult-like dreams than previously thought.
Can studying mice, fish, cats, dogs and even fruit flies yield insights into the human condition, and our need for sleep?
Baclofen has been used to treat muscle spasms for decades, and the drug’s side effects — vivid dreams and supernatural sleep hallucinations — were well known. But it wasn’t until one French doctor began treating alcoholism with Baclofen that these visions caught the attention of the world’s astral explorers.
By assessing how well-rested and sleep-starved people retain information, psychologists and neuroscientists are making headway in understanding how sleep bolsters memory. What happens inside the sleeping brain to enable longer-lasting, s...
A 12-year-old British boy who developed narcolepsy in 2009 after receiving the swine flu vaccine stands to receive about $135,000 from the UK government, The Guardian reported. The boy’s family, whose names have not been released, filed ...
Thanks to new research from Washington State University, we can now study sleep outside the body.
Psychologists at the University of Utah find people with supportive social networks get better sleep. And no, a lot of coworkers don't count.
Can we be held accountable for crimes and misdeeds we commit while sleepwalking and under the influence of sleep aids? Should we held accountable? Van Winkle's asks the experts who are wrestling with these very sensitive issues.
The forthcoming ApneaApp, created by Dr. Nathaniel Watson, professor of neurology and co-director of the UW Medicine Sleep Center, diagnoses sleep apnea without any wires or uncomfortable overnight stays at a clinic.
Through novel memory reactivation technique, Northwestern researchers believe they can help us overcome gender and race biases in our sleep.
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