Health

Researchers study wind farms and sleep disruption

As wind power generation becomes more important, experts in Australia are examining whether wind farm turbine background noise in the environmental can affect sleep and wellbeing of nearby residents.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Combating seasonal depression during a pandemic

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, as the name implies, comes and goes with seasons. Though it is possible to experience SAD twice a year, we tend to see this disorder at its height starting in late fall and lasting until ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Lockdown lifestyle link to poor mental health in Scotland

A rise in negative health behaviors—such as lack of sleep, exercise and an unhealthy diet—is connected to poorer mental health during the tightest restrictions of Scotland's COVID-19 lockdown, a new study has confirmed.

Health

Sleep duration, efficiency and structure change in space

It's hard to get a good night's sleep in space. An evaluation of astronauts serving on the Mir space station found that they experienced shorter sleep durations, more wakefulness, and changes in the structure of their sleep ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What to do when anxiety affects your sleep

In these days where there is high anxiety around COVID-19, getting your sleep isn't easy. But a good night's sleep is a key factor in maintaining your health and protecting your immune system.

page 1 from 15

Sleep timer

A sleep timer is a function on many modern televisions that shut off the power after a preset amount of time. The setting is usually made either from the remote control or the television menus. They are intended to allow viewers to watch as they fall asleep.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA