Deep Sleep Rewires Your Brain and Could Help Treat Anxiety

After years and years of being reminded about the importance of sleep and the rise of the concept of “sleep hygiene,” it’s been drilled into our heads that sleep is this precious commodity. And while it definitely is, not all sleep is created equal. Now, a study out of the University of California, Berkeley found that non-rapid eye movement (NREM) …

A New Device May Improve Jet Lag Recovery Time

As educational and transformative as international travel can be, it can also really mess with our sleep. Everyone has their own jet lag remedies or prevention techniques, but wouldn’t it be great if there was some science-based way to recalibrate your circadian rhythm after a trip? Thanks to new research out of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York that might …

Smelling Your Romantic Partner’s T-Shirt May Help You Sleep Better

Scent has powerful ties to emotion, allowing us to conjure up old memories after only a quick whiff of something. Now, new research out of the University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests that it can also help us sleep. No, it’s not a soothing lavender aromatherapy treatment: the study found that your romantic partner’s scent can improve your slumber, even …