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Sleep Genius: A Musical Sleep Aid That Trains the Brain

Insomnia is a major issue for people worldwide, affecting at least 25% of the population at any given time. The results of sleep difficulties can include depression,…

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Don’t Blame the Bird for the Sleep Message in Your Brain

Thanksgiving is the time of year to give thanks — and also, it appears, to place blame. Feel a tad tired after a mega-meal of roasted meat,…

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Sleep Study: To Earn an A, the Brain Needs Zzzz’s

The latest wave of in-depth studies confirms that which many people already know: the human brain works best when it gets more sleep. Yes, some people require…

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Is The Brain Still Capable of Learning During Sleep? The Debate Continues

It’s been a widely-held belief for ages that, when a person falls asleep, they don’t learn or think because their brain “turns off” while they are sleeping.…

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Researchers Discover Brain Remains Active While We Snooze

Does the brain ever really rest? The answer is probably Yes. And also No. A team of researchers from Cambridge and Paris conducted a study that showed…

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