Sleep is a period of resting the body and mind consisting of repeating REM and non-REM patterns and distinguished from wakefulness, hibernation, or comatose.


Sleeping on a Problem Helps You Solve it Fact

Sleeping on a problem works. Studies show a positive correlation between sleep and cognitive function. Contemplating a problem and then “sleeping on it” can result in better problem solving


Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever Myth

The old saying “feed a cold, starve a fever” has truth to it, but generally you should feed a cold and a fever and starve neither.


Light Can Affect Mood Fact

Exposure to light in moderation, especially natural sunlight, can have an uplifting effect on mood, while excessive darkness can have the opposite effect.


You Can Catch up on Sleep Fact

Studies show you can semi-effectively catch up on short-term sleep debt over a few nights, but not long-term sleep debt accumulated over time.