Neuroscience

Male (Flies) Pull All-Nighters to Hit on Female (Flies)
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This study on sex and sleep in drosophila applies to human behavior uncannily well.
People Who Remember Their Dreams Wake Up for at Least This Long
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Sound sleepers probably don't know what they dreamt about last night.
Are Nature Sounds More Relaxing Than White Noise?
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Hyper-stressed people benefit from nature sounds the most.
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.