Sleep isn’t just a pause in your day; it’s an essential part of your health and well-being. While it’s easy to think of sleep as downtime, your body and your brain are actually hard at work. Your brain uses sleep as a chance to organize information and memories from the day – so you can feel smarter when you wake up! Notre Dame Professor Jessica Payne has a lot more to say about this subject.
It’s Like Being Drunk
What’s the difference between drinking too much alcohol and not getting enough sleep? Not much.
How Much Sleep?
Most everyone is sure that people ought to get eight hours of sleep. But it’s actually a bit more complicated than that.
Sleep and Memory
Sleep improves memory. It’s not a myth; it’s true.
Do You Dream?
While nearly everyone dreams at night, only some people remember their dreams.
As every insomniac knows, and as Stanford Professor Donn Posner explains, worrying about falling asleep is one of the easiest ways…to not fall asleep!
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