Students who embarked on online learning went to bed, on average, thirty minutes later than they did while entered into in-person learning. They also slept less efficiently and napped more during the day.
Both sleep and seizures reduce heart rate, a new study into mortality and epilepsy reveal. Seizures also disrupt the natural regulation of sleep-related changes. This can sometimes prove deadly and increase the risk of sudden death in epilepsy patients.
New genetic findings related to circadian rhythm could have implications for humans, animals, and even plant life.
Morning bright light therapy improved both physical and mental health symptoms, including cognitive function and sleep quality, in veterans who suffered TBI.
Test anxiety and sleep feed off one another, causing a negative effect on academic performance.
Poor quality sleep can lead to sexual dysfunction in women, a new study reports.
Older adults who listened to calming music before sleep, or while falling asleep, had better sleep quality than those who did not.
Study reveals there is no significant uptick in men who played high school football reporting problems with brain health in middle age compared to their peers who did not play sports. However, ex-football players were more likely to experience sleep pr…
Children who snore while they sleep have thinner gray matter in several areas of the frontal lobes. Significantly, the reduction in gray matter correlated with behavioral problems associated with sleep apnea. Some behavioral problems experienced includ…
People with sleep apnea who were exposed to positive airway pressure therapy had a reduced risk of being diagnosed with dementia.
Exercise may be a new prescription to help those with sleep problems. Researchers found rigorous exercise causes measurable changes in sleep quality, even if a person doesn’t notice the difference.
It is well-known octopuses change their color while they sleep. A new study reveals the color changes characterize two distinct sleep states, “active sleep” and “quiet sleep”. The findings shed new light on the evolution of sleep.
Astrocytes influence how long, and how deeply, mice sleep, a new study reports.
Reduced levels of estrogen may not be the only risk factor for weight gain associated with menopause. A new study reports sleep disruptions also contribute to increased weight gain during menopause.
People who suffer from sleep disruptions are at greater risk of developing complicated grief following the loss of a loved one.
Researchers recorded the electrical activity in over 1000 neurons around 100 sites of the brain during different states of consciousness in monkeys. The results were analyzed by machine learning. Results pointed away from the prefrontal cortex, an area…
In veterans who suffered a TBI, lack of sleep was associated with enlarged perivascular spaces and an increase in post-concussive symptoms.
Study reveals adolescents with a high risk of developing psychosis and who were night owls reported experiencing an increase in psychotic symptoms.
Study reveals the immune system constantly communicates with the brain during the early developmental phase of Parkinson’s disease. Changes in the immune system influence the condition of neurons.
Obstructive sleep apnea is common in people with cognitive impairment, researchers report. The severity of obstructive sleep apnea correlated with the degree of cognitive impairment.