Insomniacs, take note.
In addition to staving off the accumulation of unwanted beta amyloid peptides in our brains which are linked to Alzheimer's, other essential things happen during slow wave sleep in a typical night.
Some sleep disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea, may contribute to light sleep by causing awakenings throughout the
In a world where winning is everything and coaches get fired for not delivering trophies, I could not agree more with San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich's move. As someone who studies the effects of sleep on athletes, I'm shocked that more teams do not strategically rest their key players.
The study suggests that rocking does indeed have an effect on our ability to fall asleep -- as well as on the quality of the sleep itself.