sleep

Sleep Scientists Want to Cancel Daylight Saving Time

Sleep Scientists Want to Cancel Daylight Saving Time

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a U.S. organisation representing sleep scientists and clinicians, has called for the eradication of the century-long practice of daylight saving time, in which clocks are moved an hour forward in the spring and returned back an hour in the winter. The twice-a-year transition, they…

Study Shows How Our Brains Replay Recent Experiences During Sleep

Study Shows How Our Brains Replay Recent Experiences During Sleep

While we sleep, our brains are busy organising fresh memories into long-term storage—or at least, that’s the theory. Intriguing new research is bolstering this assertion, with evidence that our brains replay the day’s experiences during sleep, in what is an integral part of the memory-storage process.