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Important Decision? New Research Shows That You Really Should Just Sleep On It

Why Is This Important?<p>Because sleeping helps weed out all the unnecessary information.<p>Long Story Short<p>New research has revealed how brain activity during sleep sorts through the huge number of experiences we encounter every day, filing only the important information in our memory.<p>Long Story<p>Sleep on …

The Brain

6 Reasons You Need More Sleep

And how to put yourself on snooze control—tonight!<p>Although most people get around five to seven hours of sleep a night, experts caution that number …

A dream-traveller’s guide to the sleeping mind

Almost a century ago, an eccentric English lady found the secrets of dream control. Her subsequent adventures explored the limits of consciousness – and modern scientists are only just catching up.<p>As with many nightmares, Mary Arnold-Forster was being chased. She seemed to be in London around the …

What you may not know about sleep

The secrets of sleep are only now coming to light. William Park surveys some of the more intriguing facts researchers have learnt about the world of slumber.<p>The science of sleep can be fuzzy and confusing at times. Researchers are still not sure what our brains are up to, why we dream, or what …

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …