53% of dreams can be traced to memories, and of those, 50% are linked to memory sources of multiple previous life events. Additionally, 26% of dreams are associated with impending events. Future-orientated dreams become more prevalent during deeper stages of sleep.
A new deep neural network can accurately predict a healthy person's brain age based on EEG data collected from a sleep study.
Insomnia experienced in childhood that continues into adulthood is a strong predictor of mood and anxiety disorders, a new study reports. Persistent insomnia from childhood was associated with a 2.8% increased risk of internalizing disorders in adulthood.
People who have trouble falling asleep at night are at increased risk of cognitive decline within fourteen years compared to those with other forms of insomnia, a new study reports.
Atheists and agnostics are less likely to experience sleep problems than those who have religious faith. 73% of atheists and agnostics report getting more than seven hours of nightly sleep, compared to 63% of Catholics and 55% of baptists. Atheists also report experiencing fewer difficulties in falling asleep.
Regular exercise reduces the risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea, a new study reports. Adding twenty minutes to a daily walk, and increasing vigorous daily activities by eight minutes significantly lower sleep apnea risk.
Using 3D imaging and artificial intelligence, researchers discovered the shortest distance between two points on the curved surface of the face predicted, with 89% accuracy, which patients had sleep apnea.
Researchers report increased light pollution resulting from outdoor artificial light exposure is linked to a higher risk of sleep disorders and prescription of hypnotic drugs in older people.
Researchers report insufficient sleep is associated with unhealthy eating patterns, an increased risk of obesity and more screen time in school aged children.
Researchers propose a variety of therapeutic approaches and medications to help combat adult nightmare disorder.