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Medical News Today: Researchers activate problem-solving during sleep

Using sound cues, scientists have made study participants solve puzzles in their sleep. New research sheds light on the cognitive processes that occur in the brain as we sleep. In dreams, fragments of reality, imagination, and memory intermingle in timeline-agnostic narratives that make little sense upon waking. It seems to have something to do with… 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 »

Do optimistic people sleep better?

Optimism is associated with greater physical and mental health, and one reason why could be linked to its role in promoting better sleep. In a study of 3,548 people, those who were the most optimistic enjoyed higher quality sleep, hinting at the importance of a positive outlook in getting a good night’s rest.1 While the… Read More »