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Theresa Fisher

Theresa Fisher is VW's science editor. She does her best sleeping in the early morning light and her best thinking late at night.

A Sleep-Deprived Person Won't Know if You're Happy or Sad Unless You Make it Really Obvious
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Sleep loss alters our ability to interpret facial expressions.
Study: 28-Hour Shifts Take a Toll on First-Year Doctors
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But shortened shifts have downsides, too.
Is the Sleep Apnea Defense Legit?
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Have you been hit by a sleep criminal? (Let's hope not.)
Melania Trump and Her Husband Sleep in Separate Beds
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Sad! Or unremarkable?
Better Sleep Pays Off Over Time
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A new meta-analysis of the relationship between sleep habits and well-being.
Here's Another Way Sleep Might Prevent Kids from Falling Behind
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Familiar with the "Matthew Effect"?
Weekly Nightcap: March 14, 2017
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Recently, in rest...
It's 'Sleepy Monday.' Take a Nap. Don't Get on a Judge's Bad Side.
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Daylight Saving Time strikes again.
Insomniacs Process the World Differently
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Attentional biases = another example of why insomnia is a 24/7 disorder.
Daylight Saving Time Doesn't Make Any Sense (But Who Cares)
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I'm fine losing an hour if it means more sunshine after work.