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

Night Terrors: The Real Reasons Why You Wake Up Screaming

Imagine the person sleeping next to you suddenly sitting bolt upright and screaming wildly. You try to console them, but they don't respond. Then, after a few minutes, they fall back asleep as if nothing happened. No, they didn't have a nightmare. It's called a night terror. Here's what you need to know about this… » 3/04/14 10:40am 3/04/14 10:40am