Week In Sleep: Dreaming About Bedtime

By Tom Packman  |  Mar 24, 2017
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While you were busy canceling plans in favor of having a slumber party (alone…all weekend long), we caught up on the latest sleep news. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

What happens when you go 24 hours without sleep? We don’t want to find out. Pulling an all-nighter can seriously impair your judgement and the way you interact with others, similar to feeling buzzed. (USA Today)

The secret to getting a better night’s sleep comes down to timing. Aligning your sleep cycles, and when you call it a night, could be more important than you think. (The Independent)

So, it turns out it’s possible to drink too much coffee. Here’s how to get through the ‘jitters’ from your 5th cup. (Refinery 29)

Didn’t get the full 8 hours of sleep you hoped for? Dreading getting out of bed? Hit snooze 10 times? Bounce back with these 9 tips. (Glamour)

A study from the University of Arizona has shown that sleep deprivation impairs the ability to interpret facial expressions. People who haven’t slept have a harder time identifying the difference between happy and sad emotions, which could impair judgement in serious situations. Or small talk with your coworker in the elevator. (University of Arizona)

 

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