Should you lose sleep over losing sleep over the economy?

Three economists issued a wake-up call of some sort about the economy and sleep. The economists say that people who say they lose sleep over the economy are — in the aggregate, statistically speaking, based on some data and cogitation —wrong. Marina Antillon of Yale, Diane S. Lauderdale of the University of Chicago, and John Mullahy of the University of […]

“Known to cause” Claim of the Month: sleepy sexual perception

Brain research takes many forms. Here is one such form, announced in a May 30, 2013 press release from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine: Sleep deprived men over perceive women’s sexual interest and intent Due in part to frontal lobe impairment, sleep deprivation negatively influences cognitive variables that play a role in sexual decision-making …According to […]