Tom Verdeschi

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New Study Reveals Why Sleep Improves Memory & Learning!

Scientists have been trying to uncover the reason why humans spend as much as one- third of their lives asleep, so far only certain that a lack of it …

Sleep

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

This is WAY more complex than anyone thought.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 …

Sleep

If You Snooze ... You Win? New Study Suggests 'Short Sleepers' Have Daytime Dysfunction

While some people claim they function perfectly on less than six hours of sleep, researchers have found that may not actually be the case.<p>A new study …

How Sleep Affects Performance — And What Companies Can Do

Companies nowadays are increasingly committed to helping employees quit smoking, lose weight, become more fit, and improve sleep and rest. Among all …

University of Washington

Study finds link between daytime naps and diabetes

By Alyse Barker, Buzz60<p>Napping during the day could be a sign of type 2 diabetes.<p>A new study by Japanese researchers, at the University of Tokyo, showed there was a link between daytime naps that lasted longer than 60 minutes and a 45 percent increased risk of type 2 diabetes. However, there was no …

Diabetes

Bad sleep adds up over time

With the fast pace of modern life, too often the simplest aspects are overlooked. A good diet, moderate exercise and restful sleep are often hailed …

Sleep

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>The short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by …

I Sense You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep - The Commentator

As college students, sleep deprivation is something that we’ve almost become totally accustomed to. My late night study habits (we’re talking 2:00am …

Sleep

Fatigue Is All in Your Head

Samuele Marcora, the 47-year-old director of research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at England’s University of Kent, doesn’t consider himself an endurance athlete. But he’s fast becoming one of the most talked-about researchers in the field. Marcora, who is originally from Italy, …

The Brain