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Why Do You Have Dreams?

It is quite often that you would have some weird experiences in your dreams, such as flying over the Great Wall like a bird, participating a final course exam nearly ten years ago in college, or finding a great deal of gold bars in your garden. Even if you are […]

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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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Had a Bad Night’s Sleep? Maybe You Could Blame the Moon

Had a Bad Night’s Sleep? Maybe You Could Blame the Moon

A lot of people complain about their poor sleep around the full moon, and recently a report published on Current Biology presents the first convincing scientific evidence to demonstrate that this really is true. This new finding further proves that humans—despite the comforts of the civilized world—still respond to the […]

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Dream of Improving Memory? Go Dreaming!

Dream of Improving Memory? Go Dreaming!

Experience says: You never work hard but just sleep. Experiment says: If you want to have good memory, you need enough sleep because dream can help enhance our memories. Is there any way that can help one enhance memory without too much effort? Don’t be dreaming, and go to study! […]

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Does a Glass of Warm Milk at Night Can Really Help You Get to Sleep?

Does a Glass of Warm Milk at Night Can Really Help You Get to Sleep?

Rumor: A cup of warm milk at night can help you get to sleep easily. Truth: It’s not so much that the tryptophan helps people get to sleep, but for some reasons it seems like the placebo effect produced from the belief that milk plays the role of hypnosis actually […]

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