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Sleeping on a plane. Nine tips.

May 19, 2017
sleeping on a plane

Planning a trip is exciting. Once you have booked everything, the countdown begins. About a week before you fly out, you start to mentally prepare yourself for the flight you must endure to get to your final destination. Sleeping on a plane is challenging for most people. Here a few tips that could help you get Read More »

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 »