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2010-11-25 00:00:46

A team of sleep scientists led by Dr. Fabio Ferrarelli of the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that during non-rapid eye movement sleep (non-REM, or dreamless sleep), the brain waves produced by people with schizophrenia lack the normal pattern of slow and fast spindles. Madison, Wis.

2010-11-04 01:12:59

Researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science and SRI International have published the most systematic study to date of the effects of sleep deprivation on gene expression in the brain.

2010-11-02 15:11:08

It is one thing to learn a new piece of information, such as a new phone number or a new word, but quite another to get your brain to file it away so it is available when you need it.

2010-08-13 16:38:01

The ability to remember is not just to glimpse into the past; a sharp memory can help with creativity, productivity and even the ability to imagine the future, according to several psychologists.

2010-07-01 11:00:40

In the initial stages of sleep, energy levels increase dramatically in brain regions found to be active during waking hours.

2010-05-15 13:29:15

At 30 years old, male testosterone levels drop by one to two percent annually. By age 40, men's quality of sleep begins to diminish.

2010-04-15 08:40:21

Eye masks and earplugs could help hospital patients get a better night's sleep.

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2010-02-21 10:35:00

Findings suggest that a biphasic sleep schedule not only refreshes the mind, but can make you smarter.

2009-12-15 07:00:00

MALIBU, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when Americans spend over $50 billion on ways to alleviate neck and back pain, Dr.

2009-12-01 12:31:18

A study in the Dec.1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that short, unpleasant, dreamlike mental activity occurs during sleepwalking and sleep terrors episodes, suggesting that people with these sleep disorders may be acting out dreamlike thoughts.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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