Study Finds Late-Night Tweeting Impairs Basketball Players’ Sleep & Athletic Performance

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NBA players who skip sleep in favor of late-night tweeting perform worse in games the next day, a new study found. The study, which was published in the journal Sleep Health, examined how acute sleep deprivation impacts professional athletes’ game-time performance (1). This latest study adds to two distinct, growing bodies of research: one that …

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Dogs Vs. Cats: Study Sheds Light On How Different Pets Affect Sleep Quality

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The battle of Dog People versus Cat People just got some more ammunition. New research suggests that when it comes to sleep quality, dog owners may have a leg up on cat owners. It’s the first study to investigate the distinct impacts of dogs versus cats on human sleep. We spoke with the study’s lead …

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Ed Sheeran, Bach Top List Of Music People Use To Fall Asleep

In what is being regarded as the first online survey about the use of music as a sleep aid, researchers from the University of Sheffield in the U.K. found that nearly 62 percent of survey respondents fall asleep listening to music. We spoke with study author Victoria Williamson, Ph.D., who teaches in the Department of …

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Shine Launches Sleep Stories, Bedtime Tales To Help You Rest

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Shine, an online and mobile app that offers inspirational content, has added a new feature to its brand: bedtime stories designed to lull you to sleep. According to the company, the “Sleep Stories” are softly spoken retellings of “nostalgic” 1990s and 2000s movies. With each story, the plots of classic films such as “Clueless,” “She’s …

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This Is The #1 Ranking City For Sleepiest Employees

Nashville tops the list as the city with the highest percentage of tired workers, according to a survey conducted by staffing firm Accountemps. Denver, Austin, and Indianapolis all tied the list for the second place spot. Survey participants were also asked about their levels of sleepiness at work. Seventy-four percent of employees surveyed reported feeling …

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Where The Bedbugs Bite: Mapping Reports Of Bedbugs In The U.S.

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Are Sleep Tracking Apps Causing People To Obsess Over Their Sleep?

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Have you ever heard of orthosomnia? It’s a new sleep disorder coined by researchers late last year, and people who have it are constantly worried about getting a good night’s sleep. The condition is linked to sleep trackers. That might sound odd at first: After all, aren’t sleep trackers supposed to help us get better …

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This Free Music Playlist Was Designed By A Sleep Expert

Sleep specialist Tom Middleton released a special playlist of music on World Sleep Day (March 16) that is designed to help you fall asleep. Middleton, an electronic producer, psychoacoustic researcher, and sleep science coach, created the album — Sleep Better — which contains eight tracks and is 1 hour and 19 minutes long. A press release …

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Today Is World Sleep Day – How Will You Celebrate?

Fun fact: World Sleep Day has been celebrated on the Friday before the Spring Vernal Equinox every year for the past decade. This year the global event falls on Friday, March 16. More than 70 countries around the world will host activities that are not only a celebration of sleep but also a “call to action …

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