Tag: sleep

  • Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock for iPhone Wakes Even the Grumpiest Sleepers

    I’m always looking for better ways to wake up, but other than the jarring loud alarm that wakes me up every morning, I haven’t found a decent solution to my problem. This app might do the trick. Read more @ Technabob

  • Brain Scans Help Scientists Read Dreams

    A team of Japanese researchers have been working on using neuroimaging techniques to decode the dreams of people while they sleep. The researchers were led by Yukiyasu Kamitani of the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratory in Kyoto, Japan and they used functional neuroimaging to scan the brains of patients. Read more @ SciTechDaily

  • Strategic Napping Allows Workers to Perform Better at Arduous Tasks

    Roughly 41 million people in the USA, nearly a third of all working adults, get six hours or fewer of sleep a night, according to a recent report from the CDC. Sleep deprivation affects everyone, and it’s an affliction that crosses economic lines. 42% of the workers in the mining industry are sleep-deprived, while about…

  • Sleeping Longer On Weekends Doesn’t Erase Sleep Debt

    Unlike the popular belief that sleeping more on the weekends can help sleep deprived people catch up on sleep, a new sleep study has shown that sleeping in on the weekends will make you sleepier come Monday morning. Read more @ SciTechDaily

  • Reboot Your Sleep Cycle

    Lifehacker has got a great article on how to reboot your sleep cycle. I’m currently working on adjusting my sleeping period. It’s not an easy task. I work in different time zones, and sometimes it’s really hard to get ready to go to bed at a decent hour. The most problematic thing is the computer…

  • When Do They Sleep?

    Pretty cool little web service that tells you when your favorite tweeters sleep. Apparently, I sleep from 11PM to 7AM, which is completely wrong, but hey, it’s cool! {via presurfer}

  • Forrest Jessee’s Sleepsuit Lets You Sleep Anywhere, Anytime

    Getting that 20-30 minute power-nap in during the day isn’t always easy. Depending on how long my day is or how hard I work, I try and take naps since I rarely get enough sleep at night. Forrest Jessee’s Sleepsuit will enable you to take naps almost anywhere. Read more @ Technabob

  • DOoP Multi Sensory Alarm Knows How Long You’ve Slept

    It’s a known fact that most adults don’t get enough sleep. With jobs, kids, and our daily occupations, sleep seems to be the last thing on our minds. In other parts of the world, naps have always helped those that needed some respite, but sometimes, you just need a good night’s sleep. Read More…

  • TGIF

    It’s been a long week. I’ve had a full teaching load, 27 hours of teaching, plus my usual freelance writing posts. Since I was off the week before, I haven’t yet been able to go back to a full work schedule. It has disrupted my training schedule. I go to bed too late and get…

  • My Lifehacker Comment on Napping

    As a freelance writer/teacher and now graduate student, I find my schedule pretty full. I work the whole day and come home for a lunch break. Then I leave again for the afternoon. I tend to come home anywhere between 4PM and 8PM, depending on the day. I’ll go out for bike rides 5 times…