If you’re a typical adult, the idea of getting too much sleep may seem like an impossible fantasy. You’re much more likely to be struggling with getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep every night, and wishing for an opportunity to sleep in. Believe it or not, though, routinely exceeding the recommended amount […]
For something that we spend so much time doing, sleep is still not a well-understood phenomenon. Scientists are still learning more and more about the purpose sleep serves in restoring our minds and bodies. Until the 1920s, when modern sleep research began, scientists thought that your brain simply shut down during sleep. When the electroencephalogram […]
Since a good quality mattress should last for seven to ten years, replacing one isn’t something most people do that often. When it comes time to make a switch, it can be surprising (or disappointing) to find that your brand-new mattress might not feel as comfortable as you expected right away. This does not mean […]