Adults Need Eight Hours of Sleep—Or Do They?

Adults Need Eight Hours of Sleep—Or Do They?

Popular belief holds that adults should ideally get eight hours of sleep each night. But who came up with this number and how did they figure it out? Can one make the assumption that all adults have the same requirements for sleep? And to what degree does performance suffer if one cannot get all the […]

Sleep Deprivation Around the World

Sleep Deprivation Around the World

Experts say that around the world people are sleeping less than they have in the past. Given that sleep is a basic human need, one might reasonably be surprised at the elasticity of people’s sleeping habits. The progression towards less sleep is no small matter. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has called the […]

Tablets and Smart Phones Disrupt Sleep

Tablets and Smart Phones Disrupt Sleep

Studies are finding that using electronic devices before going to sleep or keeping a device by the bed can disrupt sleep. In the good old days, many people watched television in bed, listened to the radio or read for a while to relax and wind down. Now, smart phones and tablets are becoming popular as […]

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