Author: Luc Beaudoin
President, CogSci Apps Corp. Author, Cognitive Productivity https://leanpub.com/cognitiveproductivity/

(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 …

Limitations of Sleep Tracking Apps and Hardware Read More »

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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 »

I was interviewed about sleep by Ryan Takagi, Simon Fraser University Rowing Coach, who specializes in athletic wellness & performance. Here’s the podcast episode link: My conversation with Professor Luc Beaudoin on sleep

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

A claim my co-authors and I make in an upcoming paper on sleep onset and insomnia is that perturbant emotion causes insomnolence. This is not to say that perturbance is the sole cause of insomnolence. In fact, our theory proposes …

Asking Questions About Grief and Limerence to Understand Emotions and Insomnolence Read More »

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Over the last several months, I’ve been too busy doing research and development —including on sleep onset and insomnia —, writing papers, and managing a new product launch, to contribute much to this blog. But the work we are doing …

Book Recommendation — Why We Sleep by Dr. Matthew Walker Read More »

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As promised, mySleepButton version 1.4.12 for iOS  has been released with support for Siri Shortcuts. You can now define shortcuts to tell Siri to “put me to sleep”, and it will start playing mySleepButton. This is handy if you’re sleeping …

mySleepButton for iOS, version 1.4.12, Available — It Supports Siri Shortcuts Read More »

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