Neuroscience

Deep sleep takes out the trash

A new Northwestern University study reaffirms the importance of getting a good night's sleep.

Medical research

Researchers find how stress and the circadian clock affect sleep

A Nagoya University-led research team in Japan has found a new neural pathway that links the circadian clock, stress, and wakefulness in mammals. The team identified a neuron, called the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) ...

Neuroscience

Circadian rhythms help guide waste from brain

New research details how the complex set of molecular and fluid dynamics that comprise the glymphatic system—the brain's unique process of waste removal—are synchronized with the master internal clock that regulates the ...

Health

DIY device for monitoring sleep patterns

Audrey Duarte has spent most of her research career as a professor with the School of Psychology studying memory and aging. "It's really my bread and butter," Duarte says.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Outdoor light linked with teens' sleep and mental health

Research shows that adolescents who live in areas that have high levels of artificial light at night tend to get less sleep and are more likely to have a mood disorder relative to teens who live in areas with low levels of ...

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