REM

By: 
Alexander Nguyen

We spend between a quarter to a third of our lives asleep, so the quality of sleep we get is important. While the term “sleep quality” is often used, there is no consensus on what it means.

By: 
Pascal Wallisch

We’ve all heard that it is important to get “deep REM sleep” for peak performance. This is nonsense.

A recent study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests 

By: 
Palak Patel, MD & Meg Guard

Families of autistic children know how difficult bedtime can be: an article in Spectrum News reports that many children with autism have problems

By: 
Bryce A. Mander, PhD

Like a healthy diet and sufficient exercise, restorative sleep is a fundamental pillar of health.

By: 
Meg Guard

A study, published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, found that children with autism spend less time in the REM (rapid eye movement) stage of sleep than typically developing children.  This study, summarized by Spectrum News, also demo

By: 
Pascal Wallisch

We’ve all heard that it is important to get “deep REM sleep” for peak performance. This is nonsense.

By: 
Pascal Wallisch

Sleep is underrated. This is somewhat puzzling. What would you pay for a pill that makes you feel better, be more productive, more creative, less likely to get Alzheimer’s and perhaps even lose some weight?

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