Tag Archives: sleep

The World’s Largest Sleep Study is Underway, and Looking for Online Participants

Ever try to operate on far too little sleep? Noticed how staying on task gets more challenging, or how focus becomes slippery? The dangers of sleep deprivation are well-documented, but there’s more we can learn. That’s why researchers at London, Ontario’s Western University have started the world’s largest sleep study. To make it the world’s […]

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Why Trading Sleep for Work or Games Can Do More Harm Than Good

In our latest at Geek & Sundry, Lida Turner, MD, makes an argument for the very thing some of us struggle with nightly: hitting the sack in a timely fashion. Full nights with good sleep hygiene aren’t always practical, but they’re worth prioritizing. Let Lida explain the details: Not getting good sleep for a night […]

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Trouble Sleeping? ‘Calming Lia’ Wants to Help

In an ideal world, we’d all practice good sleep hygiene and set our phones aside at least an hour before bed — especially those of us prone to anxiety. Anxiety can mean we spend more time on our devices, leading to worse sleep, which may in turn contribute to anxiety. So if you can, it’s […]

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Get a Good Night’s Sleep For September’s Habitica Challenge

Sleep. We all need it, but most of us don’t get enough of it, and that can have serious repercussions for our mental well-being. This month, let’s give ourselves a better shot at feeling good by taking part in Take This’s September Habitica Challenge. This month’s challenge is I Am The Night. It offers tasks […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Which Will Diagnose Us First: GPS, AI or Instagram?

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the best mental health-related stories you may have missed. This week, we have more technology that will be designed to understand our minds better than we can, a look at how sleep affects mental health beyond the impact of being tired, and some disturbing findings about poverty and the […]

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How Skipping Sleep Destroys Our Mental Well-Being

Thirty-six hours without sleep doesn’t sound that bad. Lots of people pull all-nighters for fun, for school, for family or for work. When you’re on a deadline or you have a big exam, those extra hours seem like they’ll be incredibly helpful–if you can function. That’s a big if. Mental Health Channel ran a small […]

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Tired? Bored on Facebook? Those two things go hand in hand

You know that feeling when you check Facebook and there’s nothing new in your feed, so you check Facebook and there’s nothing new in your feed, so you check– Right. Where were we? According to new research, if you have trouble sleeping, you’re probably feeling that pretty hard right now. Researchers at the University of […]

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