Rocket Fuel

Back

Category Archives: Sleep Science

3D-Wave massage. New study shows it can improve mood and alertness.

A brand new Michigan State University study is in. And it shows that Reverie’s 3D-Wave™ massage goes well beyond the obvious feel-good benefits during the massage.  Namely, using it for 30 minutes at bedtime can help you wake up feeling happier and also help you feel more alert during your day. A quick recap on Read More »

Blackout curtains, blinds and shades. A buyer’s guide.

Summertime brings longer days and more sun. Light pours in the windows, and that feels good to nearly all of us. Until we’re trying to get a full eight hours of sleep and the light wakes us up at 5:30 am. Light is a well-known enemy of sleep. Thankfully, we’re not entirely at the mercy Read More »

Better Sleep Month 2017. 31 Tips to Celebrate.

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

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.

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 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 »