Tag: Sleep

5 Ways to Get a Better Night
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5 Ways to Get a Better Night

We’ve all had those sleepless nights. You know the ones where you’re tossing and turning, staring at the clock and counting down the hours until you have to get up for the long day ahead. The nights where you climb into bed exhausted but can’t seem to stop your mind […]

Melatonin, Sleep Cycles, and Health
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Melatonin, Sleep Cycles, and Health

Melatonin is a peptide hormone secreted in the brain (mostly) and regulates sleep (for the most part). Sunlight acts on the retina to actively suppress its synthesis during the day, and the gradual loss of sunlight and this loss of suppression causes a spike near night which facilitates sleep. But melatonin […]

Sleep Helps in Recall of New Information
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Sleep Helps in Recall of New Information

Many strange methods are employed to aid in recalling new information. We’re always on the lookout for new and better ways; From nootropics, to flashcards, to iPhone apps. According to a new study, the best thing may be the oldest – Sleep. German researches carried out a study with two […]