Unsurprisingly, during the Covid era, there have been several reports of people having more difficulty getting to sleep and back to sleep — a state we call “insomnolence” rather than “insomnia”. This tends , formally and informally, to be attributed …

The Psychology of Covid-19: Is Mental Perturbance Keeping You Awake? Read more »

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(How) can bedtime thinking affect falling asleep? We’ve created the infographic (below) to help you quickly grasp our recent paper, “Pre-sleep cognitive activity in adults: A systematic review” (published earlier this month in Sleep Medicine Reviews).

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I’m pleased to announce that our systematic review of the literature on pre-sleep mental activity has been accepted for publication as a Clinical Review by the prestigious, high-impact journal, Sleep Medicine Reviews: Lemyre, A., Belzile, F., Landry, M., Bastien, C., …

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Recently over at the Mac Power Users, someone asked whether it was worth trying to track sleep with Apple Watch apps. Another poster (“Rob”) asked whether consumer EEG devices (like Dreem) are any better. I provide some opinions (but no …

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The poster and abstract for our first contribution to the 2019 World Sleep Congress, Towards an integrative design-oriented theory of sleep-onset and insomnolence from which a new cognitive treatment for insomnolence (serial diverse kinesthetic imagining, a form of cognitive shuffling) is …

Abstract and Poster for World Sleep Congress 2019 Now Available from SFU Summit: Towards an integrative design-oriented theory of sleep-onset and insomnolence Read more »

Dr. Luc Beaudoin, was interviewed by Monique Polloni @ Radio-Canada (BC and Yukon). He discussed insomnolence and perturbance, which are two of his scientific (technical) neologisms and concepts at the heart of his R&D on “insomnia” and “emotions”. The interview …

Reconceptualizing insomnia and emotions in terms of insomnolence and perturbance: An interview with Luc P. Beaudoin on Radio-Canada (French) Read more »

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CogSci Apps co-founder and inventor of the cognitive shuffle, Dr. Luc P. Beaudoin, continues his collaborative research on sleep onset and insomnolence. He and his colleagues at Université Laval, Université de Montréal, and Concordia will present the following three posters …

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Luc will be interviewed live on Radio-Canada (CBC Radio French), broadcast throughout Western Canada on Saturday morning at 8:25 AM Pacific. But if you do sleep in you can catch the interview later on podcast or the Radio-Canada website.