Many consider sleep to be among the best cures to relieve stress, but researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass), say that sleeping should be the last thing you should do after experiencing psychological trauma.
While brain activity during sleep is still largely a mystery, scientists have discovered that dreaming not only consolidates our memories and helps us learn, it may also soothe stressful reactions to bad experiences.
If you’ve ever wondered why some people can get by on just a few hours of sleep while others need much more, scientists may have found an answer. Research conducted on 4,000 Europeans discovered that those who had two copies of a particular variant of a gene called ABCC9, which influences sleep durat…
It’s okay for a parent and a toddler to sleep in the same bed, according to a new study. Bed sharing has always been a topic of disagreement among parenting experts: some endorse the practice, while others say it’s a bad idea.