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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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 …

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

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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We are very pleased that the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network (CSCN) garnered $4 million in funding this week! One of our research partners, Dr. Julie Carrier is president of that network, professor of Psychology at the Université of Montreal, …

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Today (July 24, 2015) at the CogSci 2015 Conference in Pasadena, California, we will be presenting the first set of preliminary data on the technique used by mySleepButton: serial diverse imagining, which is a form of cognitive shuffle. The data …

Today at CogSci 2015 in Pasadena—The First Public Empirical Research Data on the Cognitive Shuffle / Serial Diverse Imagining (Digdon & Beaudoin) Read more »

A study published June 1, 2015, on the benefits of a single-shot of CBT-I (Ellis, Cushing, Germain, 2015 has received a lot of media attention and generated considerable discussion. The controversy (including a reddit thread with over 1,000 comments, and …

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In this blog post, I examine one of the most common psychological reasons why people can’t fall asleep: Rumination. And I discuss what you can do about it. Ruminating means to persist in hashing out a concern in one’s head, …

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