Napping influences memory in the right hemisphere of the brain, inducing false memories in a word recall test, researchers report.
According to researchers, a small cohort of MDD patients had significant improvements in sleep quality and reduced daytime sleepiness following treatment with the antidepressant Vortioxetine.
Researchers report reading an e-book before bed will keep you awake longer than reading a book.
Insomnia and other sleep disorders are worse for women who undergo surgical menopause rather than natural menopause, a new study reports.
SleepLoop, a newly designed mobile system, can help promote deep sleep through auditory brain stimulation. The device tracks when a person enters slow-wave brain activity, triggering an auditory signal that helps synchronize neurons and enhance the slow waves.
A new study reports smoking disrupts the circadian rhythm in both the brain and lungs.
Researchers report sleep deprivation affects the parietal and occipital lobes in children, along with myelin levels in the visual system.
Sleep deprivation appears to be more detrimental to working memory in females, a new study reports.
Advanced sleep phase may affect as many as one in 300 people, and may be the result of a genetic trait.
Insufficient sleep or fluctuations in sleep patterns are associated with negative moods in teens, and bad moods tend to predict unusually bad sleep the next night.
Contractions of the diaphragm muscles during hiccuping evoke a significant response in the brain's cortex, causing two large brainwaves followed by a third. The third brainwave is similar to that evoked by noise.