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How Sleep Affects Memory and Learning

A good night’s sleep is essential for learning new info and remembering it later. When you’re trying to learn new information or study for a test, you might be tempted to stay up late and review the material again and again. Hello, cramming! It’s a popular tactic, but not a smart one. By burning the […]

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How Sleep Can Help Save Your Memory

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Feeling foggy and forgetful these days? One key to sharpening your memory may be reworking your sleep schedule so that you get more shuteye, since your brain works overtime while you’re in bed to help boost your ability to remember. A healthy dose of sleep can help you… Learn new skills. Whether you’ve just been taught how to play […]

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What is Sleep Talking and Should I be Concerned?

Say what? Find out why some people talk in their sleep. Are you quite the gabber during the night, or is your sleeping partner? Learn more, below, about why people chatter during slumber. Sleep talking is a sleep disorder defined as talking during sleep without being aware of it. Technically called “somniloquy,” talking while you […]

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Why Do Some People Talk in Their Sleep?

Though it’s somewhat mysterious, sleep talking (a.k.a. somniloquy) is a common phenomenon. About half of kids talk in their sleep at least once a year (and less than 10% do it every day). And roughly 67% of adults talk in their sleep at least once every three months. It often runs in families and tends to be […]

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Best Nighttime Exercise Routines

Learn which workouts will boost your sleep. Until recently, nighttime workouts and sleep were considered a bad match. The consensus was that late-evening exercise would rev the body too much before bedtime, promoting sleeplessness. The truth is, you can do any type of exercise at night, as long as the workout doesn’t interfere with your slumber. (People […]

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Best Yoga Poses for Sleep

Learn to counter stress and other sleep disruptors with these moves. You know that glorious restfulness and peace that you experience at the end of a yoga class, when you relax while lying on your back? Ahhhhhh. Now that’s bliss. While you probably can’t attend a formal yoga class every evening, you can do a few moves […]

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How to Choose Your Ideal Sheets

The surprising way your bedding can boost your sleep Your bedding doesn’t just help pull your room together aesthetically; it can also impact your sleep. And here’s the good news: You don’t need to spend a fortune to get quality sheets. Not sure what to shop for? These four rules will help you find and […]

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What’s the Best Sleep Position for Your Body?

Your sleeping pose can have a major impact on your slumber—as well as your overall health. Poor p.m. posture could potentially cause back and neck pain, fatigue, sleep apnea, muscle cramping, impaired circulation, headaches, heartburn, tummy troubles, and even premature wrinkles. Wondering which sleep spot is best? Check out the rankings, below, from best to […]

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Jet Lag – What is it and How to Beat it?

What is Jet Lag? Jet lag occurs when you travel across multiple time zones and have trouble adjusting to the new schedule. After traveling a long distance by air, your circadian rhythms may still be aligned with the previous time zone. Your body may expect to sleep when it is daytime in the new time […]

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5 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

Here’s the thing about wanting to take a nap in the early afternoon: It’s completely natural. Your energy level dips right around seven hours after you wake up, causing you to crave some shuteye. On top of that, there are things that make an afternoon slump worse, like eating a carb-heavy lunch or sitting still […]

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