Tag Archives: Sleep

Medical News Today: Sleep deprivation ‘triples the number of lapses in attention’

A new study adds to the evidence that sleep deprivation has a significant effect on our day-to-day functioning. The authors warn that if we have slept poorly overnight, we are twice as likely to commit errors, some of which may well be very costly. Share on PinterestResearchers warn that accumulating evidence demonstrates just how risky… Read More »

A new discovery: How our memories stabilize while we sleep

Scientists at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology (CNRS/Collège de France/INSERM) have shown that delta waves emitted while we sleep are not generalized periods of silence during which the cortex rests, as has been described for decades in the scientific literature. Instead, they isolate assemblies of neurons that play an essential role in long-term… Read More »

What you should know about sleep, from 1 million nights of sleep data

The Dreem 2 headband tracks brain activity, heart rate, breathing and movement. Source: Dreem Getting a good night’s sleep is about much more than avoiding screens before you hit the hay. Dreem, a tech company that aims to help people sleep better, tracks brain activity, heart rate, breathing and movement of its customers with its… Read More »