Shorter periods of sleep and poorer quality of sleep are associated with greater buildup of beta anyloid, a new study reports.
A new study shows members of the military who have trouble sleeping prior to deployment are at greater risk of developing PTSD when they return home.
Researchers identify the sleep mechanism which enables the brain to consolidate emotional memory. Additionally, they discovered a popular sleep medication heightens the response to and recollection of negative memories.
Using neuroimaging, researchers discovered glutamate levels are abnormally high in people with restless leg syndrome. The higher the level of glutamate in patients with RLS, the less sleep they were able to get.
New research at Oregon State University provides evidence for the first time that disruption of circadian rhythms – the biological...