Maybe Our Ancestors Knew The Real Secret Of A Good Night's Sleep

I have a friend who says three in the morning is the time we all spend laying awake, staring at darkness, and thinking about all the mistakes we’ve made in our lives. Everyone reading this knows that she’s right. But it doesn’t need to be this way. We could use this time productively, the way our ancestors did.
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Awake, Online, And Sleep-Deprived – The Rise Of The Teenage 'Vamper'

About three years ago, a teenage girl was talking with me and other students about using her cell phone late at night. She told us how she waited until her parents were asleep, then spent at least four hours every night texting with her friends. Her parents thought she was asleep in bed. "I'd sleep a few hours, then… » 12/28/14 8:00am 12/28/14 8:00am

The Sleep Schedules Of Some Of History's Greatest Minds

Mason Currey's Daily Rituals: How Artists Work is full of revealing insights on the creative habits of some of history's greatest writers, scientists, musicians and philosophers. Here, bedtimes collected by Currey in the course of his research are compiled into a single, circular chart. Notice anything interesting? » 6/12/14 2:40pm 6/12/14 2:40pm