1. EnolaGaia

    We Breathe Louder When We Sleep

    Snoring and sleep apnea will certainly cause noises during sleeping. However, it turns out that even without these extreme conditions we naturally breathe more loudly while asleep than when awake. FULL STORY:
  2. escargot

    Sleep: The How-To Thread

    Here's some more sleep weirdness, literally of my own making. Long story short, I accidentally trained myself to chill out at the sight of leopardskin. Light wakes me up so I have trouble sleeping beyond sunrise. I've tried wearing sleep masks, with varying results. They work if they stay on...
  3. MrRING

    Biphasic / Polyphasic Sleep

    I have heard that Biphasic sleep was a common phenomenon in the European Middle Ages, where people would wake up in the middle of the night and be active for a few hours, then go back to sleep. I was curious, so I set out to learn a little bit more. What it is...
  4. A

    The Human Body Clock (Circadian Rhythm)

    does anyone remember the deprivation experiment that took place about 15 years ago in or around Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico? College students lived in seclusion deep underground for...i think months. they had no clocks. i think it was two guys and one girl, in isolated confinement...
  5. T

    Sleep Deprivation Survey (Poll)

    Ok, what are your experiences of sleep and sleep deprivation. What's the longest anyone here has slept for? What's the longest you've gone without sleep for? What symptoms of sleep deprivation have you experienced? Have any of you experienced sleep paralysis, reccurring dreams, sleep...
  6. T

    Sleep Deprivation

    The more we do the less we sleep. In the modern world the presures of work and leasure are squeasing out sleep. If you need proof you only have to look at the times some of us are awake and posting to the message boards. We deprive ourselves of sleep willingly and often look on time asleep as...