Category Archives: Sleep

Sleeping problems can be a real danger, particularly if it’s the pilot of a Boing 737 who is suffering from them – as a 2010 Air India plane crash demonstrated, which killed all but 8 of the 166 passengers on … Continue reading

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Why You Can’t Move When You Dream: Paralyzing Chemicals

When you’re in a deep, dream-filled sleep there is something interesting that happens: your muscles become paralyzed. That’s why you don’t act out what you dream – that’s why you don’t hit your partner in bed when you’re hitting someone … Continue reading

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How much people sleep on average

How much people sleep on average – the bell-shape distribution of our natural sleep duration, from Internal Time: Chronotypes, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired http://exp.lore.com/post/23036916185/how-much-people-sleep-on-average-the-bell-shape

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Why your body jerks before you fall asleep

If you have ever wondered why people’s arms and legs twitch suddenly as they are drifting off to sleep, our resident psychologist Tom Stafford has the answer. Read more…

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Does cheese give you nightmares?

The answer is probably not, but it depends, but nobody really knows for sure, but read for yourself 😉  

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7 Tips to Shift Your Sleep Schedule

how to reset your sleep cycle: 1. Make adjustments in increments. 2. Be consistent all week. 3. Keep your room dark at night and light in the morning. 4. Wear sunglasses. 5. Get up if you can’t sleep. 6. Stop … Continue reading

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