The 5 Most Impactful Findings From National Geographic's 'Science of Sleep' Issue

If you’re used to finding photographs of far-flung landscapes in National Geographic, you may be surprised to discover that the magazine’s August issue is focused on a topic closer to home: the science of sleep. An estimated 35 percent of adults do not get enough sleep. The National Geographic cover…

Lack of 'beauty sleep' might hinder your social life

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New research proves that there is such a thing as “beauty sleep,” after finding that just 2 nights of poor sleep can make one appear less attractive and healthy to others. Researchers say that just 2 nights of sleep deprivation can make one appear less attractive. Furthermore, researchers found…

'Need for Sleep': Even elite students are not spared

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The legendary work ethic of East Asian students may have driven them to the top of the standardised test leaderboard but researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) found that adolescents who sleep five hours a night for a week experience significant cognitive degradation. These findings caution against the levels…