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

Editing a mySleepButton Pack Made Her Drowsy

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

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Are Nice People More Susceptible to Insomnia than Callous People?

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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Poster Presentation on Sleep Onset and Insomnia

One of the interesting things about the somnolent information processing theory is that it combines research from many different disciplines and areas of cognitive science. As such, it’s important to try to keep abreast of a wide variety of cognitive science research.

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry about Possible Associations Between Alzheimer’s and Insomnia

Scientific American recently published an article called Why Sleep Disorders May Precede Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

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Are the Recent Elections or Upcoming Holidays Interfering with your Sleep?

The recent general elections in the U.S.A. have stressed many people out. Whether the candidates they voted for (or for non-Americans, simply preferred) won in the recent elections or not, many people are reporting that they are feeling very anxious.

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Announcing Another CogSci Apps™ Invention for Sleep: Personalized Affective Body Scan Pack in mySleepButton 1.4

We are delighted to announce another CogSci Apps™ Invention for your sleep, well-being and productivity, mySleepButton® 1.4 for iOS, which contains the world’s first personalized body scan meditation pack!

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So You Couldn’t Fall Asleep or Get Back to Sleep the Other Night…

So there you were the other night, lying in bed trying to fall asleep. But perhaps sleep didn’t come easily to you… Maybe you woke up in the middle of the night and just couldn’t get back to sleep. How

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CogSci Apps Corp. is Hiring

CogSci Apps Corp. intends to hire a Marketing Assistant. We also plan to hire a junior software developer who is proficient with X Code for iOS® and OS X® (MacOS®). Please see our Opportunities page.

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mySleepButton is Brett Terpstra’s Top Sleep App of 2015!

At the beginning of every year, world renowned Read & Trust blogger, Brett Terpstra, selects his top iOS and Mac apps. In reading Brett’s blog, as I regularly do, I was delighted —and honored—to find that he had selected mySleepButton

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Shedding Some Light on Night Shift in iOS 9.3

Many people are increasingly concerned about the effects on sleep of blue light emitted by smartphones and tablets, particularly since the following publication made headlines last year: Chang, A.-M., Aeschbach, D., Duffy, J. F., & Czeisler, C. A. (2015). Evening

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