Now that we are facing fall and winter, getting our night time reading list might be a priority. Here are the perfect bedtime stories – sleep-related news and bits of whimsy we found on the web this week.
This week, a laughing somnambulist, sleeping with one brain hemisphere open, “sleep circuits in our brain and special day we can settle into.
Scientists may have found “sleep circuits” in the neurons basal forebrain. Warning: don’t read this if you love mice, hate lasers, and fear big words.
Sleeping Human, Crouching Dragon
If you’ve ever wondered why you don’t sleep well in a new place, this study may have your answer – basically, your brain is on alert for danger, even though your eyes are closed.
How did we miss this?
Dream come true: There’s a World Sleep Day
Nightmare: It was on March 18th
Excuse: Um…we slept through it?
And to end things off… A jovial sleeper
We don’t know this gentleman or his wife, but we’re always happy to see someone happily drifting along in dreaminess.