Sleep Science

Orexin Is the Van Winkle's Neurotransmitter of the Year
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The neurotransmitter, inhibited by the sleep drug Belsomra, may play a role in preventing heart failure.
Brush up on Your Sleep Knowledge with These Seven Videos
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Because sometimes reading is overrated.
Is Clutter Keeping You Up?
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Clean bedroom, clean mind, better shut-eye.
How Sleeping Dogs Lie
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We need our #hardeight. Our canine kids need their #hard 12-to-14.
What Is Twilight Sleep?
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Just 40 years ago, anesthesia was a barbaric guessing game that was rarely effective.
Does Masturbating Help Us Sleep Better?
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Does self-pleasuring help you pass out?
We May Not Understand Sarcasm When We're Short on Sleep
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Your bone dry one liners may not go over so well on the sleep-deprived.
The Director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences Loves Naps and His Narcoleptic Dogs
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Dr. Emmanuel Mignot loves 30-minute lie downs, doesn't dream much and can't resist a midnight bite of dark chocolate.
Does Everyone Dream in Color?
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We may have more colorful dreams than our grandparents.
Get Away from that Thermostat
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It's getting colder. That doesn't mean you should crank the heat in the bedroom.