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Better Sleep Month 2017. 31 Tips to Celebrate.

May 4, 2017
BETTER SLEEP MONTH

May is Better Sleep Month. Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? (Well, small children but they can’t read this.) We’ll be publishing a tip a day for the entire month of May. Each tip is to help you sleep better through minor changes to your daily life. So come back daily to sleep better Read More »

The Pleasure of REM: Sleep Tracking

April 27, 2017
REM sleep tracking

Both as a neurobiologist and human, I love REM sleep. REM sleep is a special stage of sleep. When we are asleep, our bodies and brains cycle through different kinds of sleep every couple hours. At the beginning, the cycles contain more deep sleep and slow wave sleep, both of which help reset the body Read More »

Everything you need to know about memory foam mattresses. And more.

April 20, 2017
memory foam hybrid mattress

Science and Memory Foam As strong proponents of sleep science and science in general, we’ll admit: we’re obsessed with NASA. What science lover wouldn’t be? Many of the world’s most innovative and useful products have been spun off from technologies developed for missions into space. Portable cordless vacuums. Solar panels. Water purifiers. And, importantly for Read More »

Why Skimping on Sleep Is a Major Career Mistake

sleep and career

Sleep Deprivation and Your Work There are a number of questions that an interviewer typically asks a potential candidate for a position. “What relevant experience do you have?” “Do you work better collaboratively or on your own?” “What are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?’ An increasing amount of data indicates that it would behoove hiring Read More »