Shorter periods of sleep and poorer quality of sleep are associated with greater buildup of beta anyloid, a new study reports.
Children with irregular bedtimes are more likely to have behavioral difficulties, a new study finds.
Researchers discover a link between neural activity in the lateral hypothalamus and the state of REM sleep.
According to new research, children with irregular bed times score significantly lower reading, maths and spatial awareness tests.
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.
A study shows for the first time that certain nutrients may play an underlying role in short and long sleep duration and that people who report eating a large variety of foods; an indicator of an overall healthy diet, had the healthiest sleep patterns.
UCLA researchers have for the first time measured the activity of a brain region known to be involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep. They discovered that the entorhinal cortex behaves as if it's remembering something, even under anesthesia, a finding that counters conventional theories about memory consolidation during sleep.