Psychology & Psychiatry

Sleep study finds post-karaoke stress is strengthened by REM sleep

We're all familiar with the fact that the quality of our sleep has a strong impact on our waking lives. But what you may not know is that sleep stages contribute to how we process life experiences and memories in different ...

Neuroscience

Researchers find new origin of deep brain waves

University of California, Irvine biomedical engineering researchers have uncovered a previously unknown source of two key brain waves crucial for deep sleep: slow waves and sleep spindles. Traditionally believed to originate ...

Health

Expert explains how shift work affects your sleep

All life on Earth is affected by the day-night cycle resulting from the planet's rotation. In line with this, humans are naturally awake during daylight hours, and sleep at night when it is dark. Being awake during the day ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using AI to identify high risk patients with asthma and COPD

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are two of the most common lung diseases worldwide, and exacerbation of these conditions can negatively impact health and increase health care costs. A new study shows ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Yoga nidra might be a path to better sleep and improved memory

Practicing yoga nidra—a kind of mindfulness training—might improve sleep, cognition, learning, and memory, even in novices, according to a pilot study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on December 13 by Karuna ...

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