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2013-12-30 23:23:10

Sleep Tracks is a new updated method created to teach people how to cure insomnia permanently. A full Sleep Tracks review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows whether the program is worth using or not. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Sleep Tracks is a new brand system designed to show people how to cure insomnia quickly and naturally. This is an effective program that applies safe methods to help users improve their sleep and restore their body’s innate ability to sleep naturally. When people...

Preschoolers Who Take A Nap In Class Have Better Memory
2013-09-24 07:45:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents know that afternoon napping make children easier to deal with, but did you know that classroom naps support learning in preschool children by enhancing memory. A new study from sleep researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is the first to show that children who took a midday siesta performed significantly better than children who did not...

2013-09-21 23:02:50

The latest blog from ShedThoseLBS.com, an online resource for healthy weight loss from Marble Media LLC looks at the benefits of incorporating a 20-minute nap in the daily routine. Fort Lee, NJ (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 According to a recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), 43 percent of Americans find themselves excessively sleepy on a daily basis. A daily nap, according to Joyce Walsleben, PhD, director of the Sleep Disorders Center at the New York University School of...

2011-05-25 10:12:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Husni, MBA, IT expert and inventor of PowerNap (www.powernap.com) audio products that have helped thousands of people energize themselves by grabbing a quick nap, has offered the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), 100 PowerNap CDs and a 50 percent discount on his company's PowerNap Machine, if it will try his technology as a solution to the fatigue problem that has...

2011-03-02 08:00:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NapMachine®, a pocket-sized media player that its inventor says facilitates one's ability to have a restorative nap, has been released by PowerNap (powernap.com), a company that has developed and marketed safe and natural sleep aids since 2001. Inspired by the success of PowerNap CDs that have been purchased by thousands of people needing a way to grab a quick nap, relieve jet lag or more easily fall asleep at night, the...

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2008-11-25 10:50:00

Just in time for Thanksgiving, some new medical advice many people will be happy to hear: Take a nice, long, turkey induced nap. Interrupting sleep badly interrupts memory-making, convincing new research implies. However, taking a nap can increase a sophisticated form of memory that aids in seeing the big picture and become more artistic. "Not only do we need to remember to sleep, but most certainly we sleep to remember," said Dr. William Fishbein, a cognitive neuroscientist at the City...

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2008-03-03 15:15:00

Pigeons prevented from taking naps in the afternoon sleep more intensely at nightIn humans, as in all mammals, sleep consists of two phases: deep, dreamless slow-wave-sleep (SWS) alternates with dream phases, called Rapid Eye Movement (REM)-sleep. Although several studies suggest that information is processed and memories are consolidated during sleep, this remains a hotly debated topic in neurobiology. Comparative studies in birds may help to clarify the function of sleep by revealing...

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2008-02-21 17:00:00

An ultra-short catnap may be just as good as a long sleep for improving memory performance, scientists in Germany reported today. The scientists said it could be the very process of falling asleep that's beneficial to the brain, and that the sleep itself may be merely a side effect. In an New Scientist article about the study, Dr. Olaf Lahl at the University of Dsseldorf, Germany, said his research showed that simply falling asleep does more than just refresh the brain - it can actually...

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2005-06-06 06:25:00

NASA-supported sleep researchers are learning new and surprising things about naps. Science@NASA -- Space travel is sleepless work. Despite NASA recommendations that astronauts sleep 8 hours a day, they usually don't. Strange sights and sounds, the stress of riding a powerful rocket, the lack of a normal day-night cycle -- all these things tend to keep space travelers awake. Studies show that astronauts typically sleep 0.5 to 2.5 hours less than they do on Earth. Although many astronauts...