The Sleep Basics Channel explores the reasons we sleep and what happens when we don't. Learn about sleep basics to demystify this strange behavioral state.
The pressure of weighted blankets is said to help alleviate stress and anxiety. Learn if there's any truth to the claim at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »
Fw:Thinking’s Jonathan Strickland digs into polyphasic sleep and what might help us sleep in the future. See more »
A new book says living life according to your chronotype gets you closer to happiness. A HowStuffWorks Now writer decides to test it out. See more »
Researchers learned that the human brain basically sleeps with one eye open during the first night in a new spot. Learn more at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »
What's the ideal temperature for sleep? HowStuffWorks Now explores where you should set your thermostat for better asleep. See more »
Inventors have a new product called the Silent Partner that they say blocks out snoring noises. HowStuffWorks Now looks at whether it works. See more »
Scientists have discovered a "switch" for REM sleep. Learn more about the REM sleep switch at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »
Some people are early birds while others are clearly night owls. But why is that? Learn about the science behind early birds and night owls. See more »
You may not get as much sleep as you need, but how much is enough? Find out how many hours of sleep you really need at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Sleep deprivation can have many side effects, but is death one of them? Find out if you can die if you never sleep at HowStuffWorks. See more »
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