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Aug 18, 2015 01:01 PM ET
If you've ever wondered why putting a foot outside of the covers at night cools you down on a warm, tossy-turny night, Trace has the answer.
Aug 12, 2015 10:54 AM ET // Bianca Nogrady, ABC Science Online
Rapid eye movement during sleep triggers the parts of our brain involved in processing visual images while we are awake.
May 18, 2015 11:57 AM ET
Waking up early is a chore to many people, especially night owls, but according to science being a morning person can hold a world of benefits. Why is that?
May 4, 2015 01:26 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The conscious experience of where one's body is located arises from activity in brain areas involved in feelings of body ownership.
Apr 6, 2015 04:40 AM ET
It sounds like a movie Ed Wood might have directed, but exploding head syndrome ifs totally for real. If you've ever woken up to an extremely loud noise whose source you could not pinpoint, you may have experienced it yourself. Trace explains.
Mar 25, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Often, we wake up certain of two things: 1. We slept, or at least we think we did; and 2. We had dreams. But DID we dream? Why does remembering our dreams feel a bit like trying to grab wisps of dissipating smoke?
Mar 16, 2015 12:32 PM ET
Okay, riddle us this one: How come it's so easy to fall asleep but SO hard to wake up? You'd think we'd be ready to bounce up and meet the day, but nope. Trace explains what's behind our attempts to drag ourselves out of bed, and why timing matters.
Feb 25, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Cold and snowy weather make you sleepy? Research shows that's not uncommon.
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