Announcing a Major Update to the Simple Things Pack of mySleepButton® for iOS

While we are very happy with the feedback we have received about mySleepButton, we continuously strive to improve the understanding of sleep onset and our techniques to promote sleep. This leads us to update mySleepButton packs. These updates are based on user feedback, log data, developments of Beaudoin’s Somnolent Information-Processing theory, and other developments in cognitive/sleep science.

Today, we are delighted to announce the most substantial overhaul ever of mySleepButton Simple Things pack, for both human and synthetic voices. We will soon update the Android packs accordingly. Read more ›

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Testimonial: “I downloaded your app and our lives changed for the better!”

No method for falling asleep, including serial diverse imagining, works for everyone. There’s always more R&D to do on this subject, and we keep on doing it. Stay tuned for some major, exciting developments about our R&D, including mySleepButton, in Dec and in 2018!

We receive a lot of positive feedback about mySleepButton, and are very pleased about our ongoing research programme. We received the following testimonial recently from Scott S of BC (Canada).

I’m emailing to say thank you. Read more ›

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iOS 11 Sound Issues Crackling

As we have noted on our iPhone support page, ever since the introduction of iOS 11, some users report crackling sounds with some human voice packs when using audio apps, including mySleepButton. This affects some users who use human mySleepButton voice packs.

Please visit our iPhone support web page for recommendations. Read more ›

New Book! Cognitive Productivity with macOS®: 7 Principles for Getting Smarter with Knowledge

One of the reasons why we value sleep is that getting enough sleep is essential to living a productive life. CogSci Apps co-founders, Luc P. Beaudoin and Brian Shi are cognitive productivity experts. Beaudoin has recently published the second installment of his second book on the subject:

Cognitive Productivity with macOS®: 7 Principles for Getting Smarter with Knowledge

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Recognition at FRSAC2017

At the 3rd annual First Responders Suicide Awareness conference, Dr. Patrick Baillie recommended mySleepButton as a useful tool. Read more ›

When Not to Talk About the Importance of Sleep!

One afternoon last week, I received a call from a radio station asking me if I would agree to be interviewed by them at 6:00 AM the next morning to discuss “The Importance of Sleep”. Read more ›

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Sleep Helps You be a Better Partner, CogSci Apps Aims to Help You Be More Effective Generally

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.
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Oliver Burkeman, The Guardian 2017-09-08

My top recommendation remains the visualisation method known as the “cognitive shuffle”: download the MySleepButton app, or just choose a letter of the alphabet and sequentially imagine objects beginning with that letter.

ADHD, Insomnia and Perturbance?

A recent media release from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, “Is ADHD really a sleep problem? is currently reverberating on the web.

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

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 blog post provides a bit of information for parents on children’s sleep, along with some recommended readings.

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