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

There are several big ideas behind mySleepButton’s current and upcoming cognitive shuffle packs (as well as DIY versions). I’ve written some papers about these ideas before, and am currently co-authoring a new paper with Célyne H. Bastien on the subject. …

Making Sense of the Cognitive Shuffle Read More »

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In mySleepButton 1.4.9, introduced last week, we resolved the mySleepButton crackling issue, that we had been tracking on our iOS support page, and that we had mentioned in previous blog posts.

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We have updated the  iPhone Known Issues page with latest information based on our continued investigations and interactions with Apple.

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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”.

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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.

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.

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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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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