Dr. Luc Beaudoin, was interviewed by Monique Polloni @ Radio-Canada (BC and Yukon). He discussed insomnolence and perturbance, which are two of his scientific (technical) neologisms and concepts at the heart of his R&D on “insomnia” and “emotions”. The interview …

Reconceptualizing insomnia and emotions in terms of insomnolence and perturbance: An interview with Luc P. Beaudoin on Radio-Canada (French) Read more »

CogSci Apps co-founder and inventor of the cognitive shuffle, Dr. Luc P. Beaudoin, continues his collaborative research on sleep onset and insomnolence. He and his colleagues at Université Laval, Université de Montréal, and Concordia will present the following three posters …

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Luc will be interviewed live on Radio-Canada (CBC Radio French), broadcast throughout Western Canada on Saturday morning at 8:25 AM Pacific. But if you do sleep in you can catch the interview later on podcast or the Radio-Canada website.

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 »

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 »

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 »

The next release of mySleepButton for iOS, version 1.4.12, will contain support for Siri Shortcuts. You will be able to tell your iPhone or iPad “put me to sleep” and it will launch or resume mySleepButton’s play. You will also …

Support for Siri Shortcuts Coming Up in mySleepButton 1.4.12 (iOS) Read more »

Last year Quartz published an article by Lila MacLellan on mySleepButton: An app that helps you sleep, built on cognitive science. On the 10th of this month, Quartz published You should be sleeping more than eight hours a night. Here’s …

Quartz on The Importance of Getting Lots of Sleep Read more »