UTVALDA ARTIKLAR & INTERVJUER
Sleep in times of anxiety and global instability
When the world around us starts to feel less secure, our quality of sleep tends to deteriorate. Here, sleep researcher Frida Rångtell, PhD, talks about why our sleep is affected during times of trouble and what we can do to try to improve our chances of getting a good night’s rest.
Cooped up inside? How to stop it from affecting your sleep
Being stuck inside during a period of unemployment or self-quarantine, or even a rainy family holiday, can make you feel like climbing the walls. It can also lead to the kinds of friction and stress that make it hard for you and other family members to get good-quality sleep. So, what can you do to improve your chances of a good night’s sleep? Here are five practical tips.
Does Blue Light From Screens Really Ruin Sleep?
Dreaded short-wavelength “blue” light from smartphones and other screens is supposedly creating a generation of sleepless zombies, spurring the creation of “night mode” apps that tamp down cold blue light and infuse smartphone screens with warmer yellows and reds. But as with zombies, some things appear different in the scientific light of day.
Can sleep impact memory? A guide for working professionals
No matter your profession, learning and memory are key components in being successful at what you do. Perhaps you need to navigate the best route in rush hour traffic as an Uber driver, or learn new movements for your next class as a yoga teacher. You might have to manage multiple teams to run a complex sale. The above scenarios are all dependent on memory and cognitive functions, and by extension, the quality of your sleep.