The Science of Sleep

Why Electronics May Stimulate You Before Bed

Ever wondered why you shouldn’t use electronic devices before bedtime? Here’s the inside story.    

How Medications May Affect Sleep

People tend to blame insomnia on stress or a snoring partner, but it’s possible that medications may be the root of the problem.

The Reason Daylight Savings Time Can Give You Jet Lag

Feeling groggy after springing forward? Find out why that happens and what to do about it.

What is Circadian Rhythm?

It turns out, there’s a biological reason that you cycle between feeling alert and feeling drowsy. Are you paying attention to those internal cues from your body?

Animals' Sleep: Is There a Human Connection?

Giraffes can go without sleep for weeks, while brown bats sleep for nearly the entire day. The golden dormouse carefully balances itself on the branch of a tree to sleep, and any quiver of the twig wakes it up immediately.

From the miniscule tree shrew to the most physically imposing of mammals, animals have varying sleep patterns and habits. Rats have similar sleep needs to humans, requiring rest to become alert and learn new tasks for the upcoming day. Certain canines have even helped scientists in treating serious sleep disorders.

Myths - and Facts - About Sleep

Do you know everything sleep? Chances are, you've been getting misinformation. Check out this list of myths and facts to see how much you really know!

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Ever wonder how much sleep you really need? We have done extensive research on this topic, find it all out on National Sleep Foundation website.

What Happens When You Sleep?

You know when you are asleep, right? Have you ever wondered exactly what is happening? Now you can learn more about what happens while you're sleeping!

The Sleep Environment

Want more information on the ideal sleep environment? Don't miss our Sensible Bedroom website and Official NSF Sleep Products.

Sleep Studies

Do you think you may have a sleep disorder? You may need to participate in a sleep study to find out. Learn more about sleep studies and what to expect.


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