Our in-sleep experiences and memories are inextricably linked.
We all do it, yet it’s still full of surprises…
By careful manipulation of your slumber, you can turn it into the ultimate cognitive enhancer.
Together with Goldsmiths, University of London, BBC Focus is conducting its very first piece of research to find out more about two sleep phenomena: exploding head syndrome and sleep paralysis. Click here to take part.
Prof Alice Gregory tells us more about exploding head syndrome and sleep paralysis, which form the basis of a new study being carried out by Goldsmiths, University of London and BBC Focus.
Sleep consists of two radically different physiological states, and it's not just dreaming and snuffling.
Physical exercise is beneficial for both body and mind, but how can hitting the gym have such a positive mental effect?
Hectic lives don’t have to go hand-in-hand with feeling drained. Read on to find out how the latest research will eliminate tiredness for good.
Trouble sleeping? You can blame your circadian rhythm for that...
Unfortunately for your sleep pattern, depression can contribute to a night of not-so-sweet dreams.
A tumble out of the wrong side of the bed can ruin your day.
As more and more violent crimes are committed by people in their sleep, Daniel Bennett uncovers the science of deadly sleepwalkers
Go to sleep, go to sleep...
It’s early days for autonomous vehicle technology but it has the potential to have some profound effects. Especially if it completely rules the driver out of the equation…
Feeling sleepy? When people travel they often feel like they have dreamt more.
'Close your eyes, go to sleep, Mr Sandman is waiting...'
Good night, sleep tight. Fido has sweet dreams too.
Zzzz… the amount of sleep a person needs changes throughout their lifetime.
No drinking milk and driving! Breaking news: Santa Claus takes the risk of falling asleep at the wheel of his sleigh.
Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, occurs during around 20-25% of an adults nightly sleep.
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