Week In Sleep: Brunch In Bed

By Tom Packman  |  Apr 7, 2017
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While you were busy counting excuses to stay in, we caught up on the latest sleep news. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

Do you consider yourself a night owl? Scientists have discovered a night owl genetic mutation that affects 1.2% of the population. People impacted by the gene feel as if they are constantly jetlagged due to their unique sleep cycle. (NBC)

Lack of sleep making you crave a hamburger? According to a recent study, your brain’s sensitivity to food smells is increased when you are sleep deprived. (Huff Post)

Ever wondered how long adults typically sleep for? Do we really need to sleep for 8 hours a night? Are we sleeping less than we used to? Wish you could find out these answers and more from an actually professor of sleep? Look no further! (News – Medical)

Vogue has put together a list of their top tips to help us all get a better night’s sleep. Advice includes addressing your stress and finding your optimum temperature. (Vogue UK)

Ever wonder why kids can nap all day and sleep all night?  But when you want to fall asleep you can’t? It turns out your brain is actually responsible. (NY Mag)

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