Sleep Emotionally Recalibrates the Brain

Sleep Emotionally Recalibrates the Brain

Sleep not only plays an important role in boosting energy levels, learning, and healing, but now also is hypothesized to emotionally recalibrate the brain. The evidence for this assertion was succinctly summarized in this year’s Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. The three main supporting arguments support the role of sleep—specifically REM sleep—as the brain’s emotional […]

Sleep Less Weigh More

Sleep Less Weigh More

According to a new study involving children 16 months of age it was concluded that sleeping 3 hours less than their peers who slept an average of up to 13 hours a day, equaled a 10 percent higher caloric intake. Previous studies have concluded that less sleep in adults equals higher daily caloric intake, but […]

Sleep Loss Could Damage Your Brain

Sleep Loss Could Damage Your Brain

If your work schedule or lifestyle keeps you from getting enough sleep on a regular basis, you might want to read the recent sleep study report from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine – if you have the brain cells to read it, that is. The study came to conclusion that regular sleep deprivation […]