Sleep could be as old as life itself.
How is 8AM school time still a thing?
The implications aren’t clear yet but you won’t learn French in your sleep anytime soon.
There’s still a lot of debate.
Not getting enough sleep makes people want to avoid you. Seriously.
If you’re having trouble sleeping at night, read on.
They’re the shortest sleepers in the animal kingdom. Scientists also found elephants get little to no REM sleep, which might be very important.
Sleep is as mysterious as it is vital for our wellbeing.
Sleep is very important for the brain. Here’s what happens during the most active phase of sleep.
A picture of when the baby’s sleeping and why you’re not.
How to make money in your sleep — just do it.
The benefits and downside of napping explained.
A connection between reward and sleep has been found by neuroscientists. New drugs that target this circuit could help insomniacs ease into sleep.
Frigatebirds spend weeks at a time flying over oceans in search for food — here’s how they sleep during this time.
After only three nights of sleeping five hours or less, caffeine stops working.
Those who work odd hours in shifts risk heart complications.
A new study offers insight into why you might have a hard time sleeping on the first night in a new place: half of your brain stays awake to watch out for potential dangers.
Some people have no trouble rising early and being productive, while others are most active during the evenings. This begs the question: are morning persons and night owls set apart by habit or biology? Habits certainly play a leading role, but all things being equal your genes might have a strong word to say in the matter.
Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) surveyed hunter-gather communities in Africa and South America which practice a traditional lifestyle thousands of years old and found they slept an average of six hours and 25 minutes per night.
A recent study performed by researchers working at the University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School and the University of Nevada suggests that the current school and university start times have a damaging effect on the learning and health of students.