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

Do You Feel Like You're Not Sleeping, Even When You Are?

Pseudoinsomnia is a sleep disorder, even though people who suffer from it appear to have perfectly normal sleep patterns. When pseudoinsomnicacs fall asleep every night, they feel as if they are lying awake, anxiously trying to get some rest. But they're not imagining things. They really do have an unusual form of… » 5/29/14 11:00am 5/29/14 11:00am