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Unlearning implicit social biases during sleep

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May 292015
 

Can we learn to rid ourselves of our implicit biases regarding race and gender? A new Northwestern University study indicates that sleep may hold an important key to success in such efforts. Building on prior research, the Northwestern investigators aimed to find out whether learning to alter habitual reactions to other people could be enhanced

Brain waves predict our risk for insomnia

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Mar 122015
 

There may not yet be a cure for insomnia, but Concordia University researchers are a step closer to predicting who is most likely to suffer from it — just in time for World Sleep Day on March 13. In his study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Thien Thanh Dang-Vu, from Concordia’s Center for Studies

Oct 102014
 

A sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep sleep. This is only the second “sleep node” identified in the mammalian brain whose activity appears to be both necessary and sufficient to produce deep sleep.

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