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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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At CogZest, I blogged about my New Co-authored Papers Submitted for Publication and Update on My Upcoming Books.

The next release of mySleepButton for iOS, version 1.4.12, will contain support for Siri Shortcuts. You will be able to tell your iPhone or iPad “put me to sleep” and it will launch or resume mySleepButton’s play. You will also …

Support for Siri Shortcuts Coming Up in mySleepButton 1.4.12 (iOS) Read More »

Last year Quartz published an article by Lila MacLellan on mySleepButton: An app that helps you sleep, built on cognitive science. On the 10th of this month, Quartz published You should be sleeping more than eight hours a night. Here’s …

Quartz on The Importance of Getting Lots of Sleep Read More »

Media and researchers alike often focus on the dark side of sleep: that (and why) we don’t get enough sleep, and that sleep deprivation has significant adverse impacts on biological and mental health, well-being, productivity and error rates.  Amongst the …

Good ‘news’ about Sleep Promotion Read More »

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Many sleep experts recommend removing smartphones, tablets, computers and smartwatches from the bedroom. This is primarily because many adults and children cannot resist interacting with such devices if they are nearby. And even if these people don’t use the devices, …

Using Wireless Speakers with Audio Apps to Keep Smartphones and Tablets out of the Bedroom Read More »

Given that the entire brain/mind requires sleep, it is not surprising to read about particular benefits of sleep, nor is it surprising to read ‘new’ ill effects of sleep deprivation.

The week before children even return to school is a good time for parents to remind themselves of the importance of sleep and basics of sleep. It’s a good time also to help their children adjust their sleep routines. This …

On School-aged Children’s Sleep: Some Information for Parents Read More »

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A mySleepButton research assistant has been vetting the content of all our packs, to weed out suboptimal items. She tried working on this in the evenings, but there’s a problem: reviewing mySleepButton items makes her feel drowsy to the point of nodding …

Editing a mySleepButton Pack Made Her Drowsy Read More »

Are nice people more susceptible to insomnia? Recent research may have implications for this question, which until recently was rarely previously asked. Callous? Unemotional? Chances are you won’t be losing any sleep over it

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