Week In Sleep: Give Up Alarm Clocks For Lent

By Tom Packman  |  Mar 3, 2017
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While you were busy setting a new pancake eating world record, we caught up on the latest sleep news. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this long weekend:

Management Today reveals 5 things you need to know about your sleep. They bust myths about coffee, the ‘right’ amount of sleep and whether we are sleeping less than in the past. Management Today

Which mammal sleeps for the shortest amount of time? Clue: It isn’t a student. It’s large, grey and never forgets… find the answer here. BBC

Experts warn that sleep trackers might not be helping you get a good night’s kip, instead they can add anxiety and stress about getting enough rest. The Sun

TIME Magazine looks to answer the age old question of why we feel more awake the second we step into bed! TIME Magazine

Too much or too little sleep can lead to an increased risk of obesity for those who are clinically predisposed to the condition according to a new study carried out by the University of Glasgow. The study also found no clear link between sleep duration and body weight in those with a low genetic risk of obesity. BBC

 

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