The myth of the eight-hour sleep

Source: BBC World Service By Stephanie Hegarty February 22nd, 2012 We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night – but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural. In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which
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Could scientists peek into your dreams?

Source: News Desk Monday, April 08, 2013. From Print Edition Talk about mind reading. Researchers have discovered a potential way to decode your dreams, predicting the content of the visual imagery you’ve experienced on the basis of neural activity recorded during sleep. Visual experiences you have when dreaming are detectable by the same type of brain activity that occurs when
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