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Exploring Hypnopompia, the Trippy Transition Between Sleep and Wakefulness
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The hallucinatory state is the lesser-known sibling of hypnagogia.
Your Cat's Favorite Sleeping Position, Explained
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The way your kitty curls up when its eyes are closed says more than you think.
Reading Before Bed Really Can Make You a Better Person
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So long as you stick to this particular type of book...
Should Bosses Have Access to Workers’ Sleep Patterns? One Tech Company Thinks So
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Fatigue Science, who made a name for itself monitoring and improving the Seattle Seahawks' sleep habits, is hoping it's exhaustion-predicting software will lead to safer, more efficient workplaces. But there are big implications ahead if bosses enter our bedroom.
Did a Glitch in fMRI Software Nullify Years' Worth of Sleep Research?
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The internet is freaking out.
What Jokes and Dreams Have in Common, According to Sigmund Freud
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It all comes back to repressed sexual desires, of course.
A Guide to the Creepy Crawlers That Could Inhabit Your Bed — And How to Defeat Them
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No, this isn't a pleasant tour. But, as some well-informed cartoon soldiers once told us, knowing is half the battle.
The Tricky Science of Remembering Dreams
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Personality, neurobiological factors and other elements all come into play.
The Night Sky is Vanishing — And Our Sleep May Never Be the Same
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The ever growing glow of our lights is encroaching on the night sky — and making it more difficult to achieve proper rest.
What Scientists Learned From 50 Years of Lucid Dreaming Studies
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Among other things? The state of controlling your subconscious wanderings is more common than many might think.