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Rest for the Weary

Everyone claims to know the importance of sleep on daily health and performance, but very few of us practice what we preach. This conflict lay at the core of the SSCP Distinguished Scientist Award address delivered by Richard Bootzin of the University of Arizona at the APS 23rd Annual Convention.... More>

Snooze Control: Fatigue, Air Traffic and Safety

It is safe to say that we are all guilty of these at some point in our day – stifling a yawn in the middle of the work day, eyelids growing heavy and having the strong urge for caffeine when 3pm rolls around. While most of us have experienced fatigue and lethargy on the job, spare a thought for those who hold the fate of people’s lives in their hands.... More>

How Little Sleep Can You Get Away With?

Sleep Deprivation May Encourage Risky Decisions

Everything you know about beating stress is wrong