What started as "helpful information" ended in debate.
Roger Ekirch is a professor of history at Virginia Tech and a leading scholar on segmented sleep -- the idea that for much of history people slept into two separate chunks separated by a waking period. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on "normal" insomnia, how technological advances have changed the way we sleep, and why in many ways we're living in a golden age of sleep.
The first of the two regions was associated with longer-than-average sleeping times, the new study showed. In previous research
That's just over 30 minutes shy of the general recommendation that adults should aim for seven to nine hours of slumber a
By Jena Pincott About one in three of us sleeps less than six hours a night -- and feels groggy, cranky and unfocused the
Real Age has just published its ranking of the best and worst cities for sleep in the U.S., part of its "2012 Oldest and Youngest Cities" report.