Sleep in Media - October 2012

October 29, 2012

"How to start the semester better" (The Globe and Mail)


October 26, 2012

"The BuZZZ: Sleepy Honeybees Have Harder Time Recalling Recent Experiences" (Scientific American)

"Scented sleep can wash your fears away" (New Scientist)

"American Couples Having Trouble Sleeping: Survey" (The Huffington Post)

"Sleeping too little promotes weight gain" (CBC News)

"Does Sleep Apnea Offer Some Protection During Heart Attack?" (U.S. News & World Report)

"Sleep Position And Personality: Is There A Tie? Experts Not So Sure" (The Huffington Post)


October 24, 2012

"Cave Fish Insomnia" (The Huffiington Post)

"American Couples Having Trouble Sleeping: Survey" (The Huffington Post)

"Cell phones and sleep incompatible for teens" (CTV News)

"Lack of sleep can be dangerous for teen sports players (Video)" (

"'Elbow test' may predict sleep apnea" (The Times of India)

"Sleeping too little promotes weight gain" (CBC News)

"10-minute 'Tension Tamer' at bedtime may help you sleep" (


October 22, 2012

"Power Naps May Boost Right-Brain Activity" (The Huffington Post)

"Video games disrupt sleep" (Science Alert)

"Dolphins stay awake for 15 days by sleeping with one half of brain" (The Telegraph)


October 19, 2012

"Why Am I Sleeping Like a Baby (Boomer)?" (The New York Times)

"Your Fat Needs Sleep, Too" (Scientific American)

"Skimping on sleep a nightmare for memory" (International Online)

"Kids need sleep: Study shows the difference a half-hour makes" (Christian Science Monitor)

"A Drug That Removes Bad Memories While You Sleep" (Popular Science)

"6 Surprising Signs You Need More Sleep" (The Huffington Post)

"What does your sleeping position say about you?" (The Telegraph)

"A Drug That Removes Bad Memories While You Sleep" (Popular Science)


October 15, 2012

"The Science of Lucid Dreaming and How to Learn to Control Your Dreams, Animated" (Brainpickins)

"6 Surprising Signs You Need More Sleep" (The Huffington Post)

"Concerns over new drugs to treat insomnia" (Herald Sun)

"What happens to your body if you don't let it sleep?" (The Guardian)


October 12, 2012

"Sleeping pills 'may raise risk of dementia'" (The Montreal Gazette)

"How Did Dinosaurs Sleep?" (

"Lack of sleep can harm teens' health, expert warns: Energy drinks, 'urge to stay connected' blamed" (The Ottawa Citizen) 

"Travel Travails (Not) of a Sleep Doctor" (The Huffington Post)

"Sleep loss links to illness studied" (San Francisco Chronicle)


October 8, 2012

"Study is nothing to lose sleep over" (The Post Bulletin) - The author shares his experience as a participant for a sleep deprivation/restriction study.

"Sleep Deprivation Linked With Insulin Resistance In Teens: Study" (The Huffington Post)

"Some People Are Literally Paralyzed When They Doze Off" (Business Insider)

"Insomnia damages relationships: Study" (The International News) - Study

"Interplanetary Jet Lag: How NASA Rover Staff Adjust to Martian Time" (Discover)


October 3, 2012

"The truth about melatonin" (

"Let Them Sleep In: Sleep-Deprived Teens at Risk for Disease" (Wall Street Journal)

"High sleeping pill use 'worrying'" (BBC News)

"Is the Purpose of Sleep to Let Our Brains “Defragment,” Like a Hard Drive?" (Discover Magazine)

"Late-night cellphone use a mental health risk for some teens" (MSNBC)

"Pregnant and just start snoring? You may have hypertension" (CNN)


October 1, 2012

"Poor sleep and sleep habits in adolescence may raise health risks" (CNN) - Research from SickKids Hospital about the long term effects of poor sleep. 

"How to help your child get a good night’s sleep" (The Toronto Star)

"Scots mothers reveal how they feel about leaving their kids to cry themselves to sleep" (Daily Record)

"When Broken Sleep Offers a ‘Quiet Gift’ of Time" (The New York Times)

"Ibis Hotel Installs Robots To Paint Sleeping Guests (VIDEO)" (The Huffington Post) - The video at the bottom is the most informative. 

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