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Sleep Helps Us Remember Stuff if We Already Have a Context for Understanding It
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When does "sleeping on it" actually help?
Can Being Cold Make Us Nicer to People?
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Iced coffee: For cooling off and smiling through the DMV.
Where's the Rainbow? The Missing Science of How Gay Couples Sleep
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A decade of research on relationships and sleep is a heteros-only party.
Is There Finally a Solution to the Nightmare of Sleep Paralysis?
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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
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A look back at highlights in rest-related news.
How Chloroform Went From Beloved Sedative to Crime-Fiction Trope
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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
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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 Significant Other Affects How You Feel About Them
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When you dream about your Bae cheating, do you wake up ready to fight?
For Sleep-Eaters, An Uncontrollable Appetite Rules Over Their Nocturnal Life
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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.