Whether you’re looking to catch 40 winks, curl up for a catnap or settling in for your nightly slumber, we could all do with a little helping hand from the Sandman when it comes to getting some shuteye. Sadly, he doesn’t always come on demand, so we’ve collected some gadgets and gizmos that’ll save you counting sheep all night and help those zzzzzzs come with ease.

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. To discover more click here or to here to take part.

 


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