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The Dark Side of Daylight Savings Time: Science Sheds Light on Sleep Deprivation

Millions of North Americans woke up bleary-eyed and unusually fatigued today as they began their first work week of the year on daylight saving time. ... More>


Rethinking Sleep


Sleep Makes Your Memories Stronger

As humans, we spend about a third of our lives asleep. So there must be a point to it, right? Scientists have found that sleep helps consolidate memories, fixing them in the brain so we can retrieve them later. Now, new research is showing that sleep also seems to reorganize memories, picking out the emotional details and reconfiguring the memories to help you produce new and creative ideas, according to the authors of an article in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>