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Featuring 5 articles by 3 scientists

The secret to sounder sleep may be lurking in our guts

New research shows that stressed med students on probiotics got better shut-eye

Hannah Thomasy

Neuroscience

University of Washington

Comment 2 peer comments

Your mom is right: you probably need more sleep

Burning the midnight oil is likely burning you out, more and more science suggests

Jack Barton

Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Manchester

Can better sleep help protect us from trauma?

A new study suggests REM sleep may make us less vulnerable to PTSD

Brooke Dulka

Behavioral Neuroscience

University of Tennessee

Comment 2 peer comments

Why you shouldn't believe everything your sleep tracker tells you

People who are told they slept poorly will act accordingly, even if it isn't true

Jack Barton

Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Manchester

Comment 1 peer comment

Why scientists are exploring sleep deprivation as a treatment for depression

With an important caveat, losing sleep appears to have significant short-term effects on depression

Jack Barton

Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Manchester