Neuroscience

Here's Another Way Sleep Might Prevent Kids from Falling Behind
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Familiar with the "Matthew Effect"?
Don't Rely on a Sleep-Deprived Person for Directions
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Lose sleep, lose your way.
Weekly Nightcap: February 6, 2017
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Recently, in rest...
Sleep Habits of Great Minds: Baland Jalal, Neuroscientist
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On sleep paralysis, morning contemplation and late-night creativity.
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?
The Link Between Skipping Sleep and Feeling Giddy
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Exhausted but happy? Well, short-term sleep deprivation can be a temporary upper.
What It's Like to Discover You Can't Visualize the World
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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
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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.
The New Science of Not Giving a Shit
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Slackers' brains might have something in common. Or, whatever.
Chew on This: The Case for Gum's Brain-Boosting Abilities
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For 75 years, scientists have looked for a connection between gum-chewing and cognition. Does one exist?