Why Sunday is the Worst Sleep Night of the Week

Why Sunday is the Worst Sleep Night of the Week

It may come as little surprise, but three times as many people sleep badly on Sunday night than any other night of the week. This information comes from a survey of 4,279 Americans and Britons conducted by pollsters at YouGov on behalf of Calm.com, a meditation app. A full 46% ranked Sunday night as the […]

All-Nighters and Catch-up Sleep Spoil Creativity

All-Nighters and Catch-up Sleep Spoil Creativity

College students are known for pulling all-nighters to study for exams or finish major projects before the deadline. But at what cost? A study by researchers at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, looked at the creativity and attention of interior design students after sleep marathons, where students sleep long periods of time to catch up […]

How a Hot Shower Gives You Sweet Dreams

How a Hot Shower Gives You Sweet Dreams

Move over warm milk. There’s another way to help people drift off at night. To improve your sleep, experts recommend taking a hot shower before bed, according to a Feb. 21 article on Time.com. In the past, people have been advised to take warm baths to help them wind down from the day. A shower […]

New Study Shows Longer Sleep Could Signal Dementia

New Study Shows Longer Sleep Could Signal Dementia

A study by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine has found that people who sleep more than nine hours at night have double the risk of developing dementia in 10 years than those who sleep less. The study, based on data from the Framingham Heart Study, which followed participants for 10 years to see who […]

Study Shows Sleep Deprivation Negatively Affects Workplace

Study Shows Sleep Deprivation Negatively Affects Workplace

As sleep products professionals, we all know the importance of a good night’s rest. Now, the word on sleep deprivation is getting out to business audiences. Vicki Culpin, professor of organizational behavior at Hult International Business School, located in London and six other campuses, researched the effects of lack of sleep in a business setting. […]

Want a Happy Marriage? Get Some Sleep

Want a Happy Marriage? Get Some Sleep

Getting enough sleep has this positive perk on a happy marriage — couples are more satisfied with their partners when they are rested. Researchers at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, studied 68 newlyweds over a seven-day period. Each couple recorded the number of hours slept and answered two sets of questions on a scale […]

‘Sleep Revolution’ Book Launch Party Held in Coco-Mat Showroom

‘Sleep Revolution’ Book Launch Party Held in Coco-Mat Showroom

Arianna Huffington, author and co-founder of the media group The Huffington Post, chose an appropriate setting for the April release party for her new book, “The Sleep Revolution”—Coco-Mat’s New York showroom. Coco-Mat, an Athens, Greece-based manufacturer of handcrafted sleep products from natural materials, hosted the event for Huffington, who is spreading the word about the […]