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Study of Twins Reveals Gene Mutation Responsible for Short Sleep Duration

According to the latest research published in recent edition of the journal of Sleep, the scientists, after the study on 100 pairs of twins, have found a gene mutation which could possibly offer a special advantage to its carrier: the expected ability to be engaged in normal function with sleep of less […]

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Image credit: The Sleep and Learning Lab in Michigan State University's Department of Psychology studies the relationship between sleep and learning and memory / G.L. Kohuth.

Sleep Deprivation Might Give You False Memories!

According to the research result recently released in Psychological Science, lack of sleep not only affects your focus and productivity, but hurts your memory as well. It is widely accepted that sleeping for seven to eight hours every night is goof enough for most people. There is obvious evidence showing that […]

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Can’t Sleep? Turn on the Sleep Switch!

Can’t Sleep? Turn on the Sleep Switch!

Researchers at Oxford University’s Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior identified the switch in the brain that sends us off to sleep in a study in fruit flies. Although the study was carried out in fruit flies (Drosophila), the researchers say the sleep mechanism is likely to be relevant to […]

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Sleep Deprivation Leads to Cyberloafing and Low Efficiency at Work

Sleep Deprivation Leads to Cyberloafing and Low Efficiency at Work

Sitting in front of your computer, looking at a bunch of things to do in schedule, and thinking about checking email and news on social media, you find time has passed but you did nothing in the past two hours. Your work supposed to finish is not yet started, while […]

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Sleep Deprivation Leads to High-Calorie Food Purchasing

Sleep Deprivation Leads to High-Calorie Food Purchasing

With such a busy lifestyle today, most people, except infants and children, were or are in sleep deprivation status. Sleep deprivation leads to impairment of many cognitive functions, including decision-making ability. This may not only result in mistakes at work, but also leads to skyrocketed waistline unknowingly. Researchers found that […]

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Staying Up Late Can Lead to Weight Gain

Staying Up Late Can Lead to Weight Gain

The research on the influence of staying up late on weight gain has some new results, at least for males. The official publication of the Obesity Society, Obesity Journal, published a new research several days ago that some Swedish researchers found that males who had no sleep for last night […]

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